2. Which of the following are funding sources for Kansas public schools K-12?
(Response categories were read)
YES NODON’T KNOW(did not read)a.
Local property taxes
90 7 4b.
State of Kansas
93 3 4c.
U. S. Federal Government
75 17 8
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Local property taxesState of KansasU. S. Federal Government
The majority of the respondents knew that local property taxes, the State of Kansas andthe U.S. Federal Government were all sources of funding for the Kansas public school (K-12)system. Of the three revenue sources, significantly fewer respondents were aware that theU.S. Federal Government was a source of funding for Kansas’s public schools.
percent of the respondents believed that the U.S. Federal Government was
a source of localschool funding.The answers given for Local Property Tax and the State of Kansas as funding sourceswere consistent from the overall survey respondents and those with children currentlyattending K-12 Kansas public school. However,
of respondents with kids in the schoolsystem knew the U.S. Federal Government was also a source of funding compared to
ofthe overall survey responses.