charter schools en Committees To Consider Kansas Public Charter Schools Act <p>Bills before the state House and Senate would allow charter schools greater freedom and funding opportunities in Kansas.</p><p>Now, Kansas has 15 charter schools; they're publicly funded but generally operate independently of school districts. The state had 37 charter schools three years ago, but many closed for financial reasons.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:44:54 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 13622 at