New ruling in Gannon case could bring Kansas legislature back for special session

A ruling by a three-judge panel in Shawnee County this afternoon in the Gannon school finance case could mean more time in session for the Kansas legislature, which just wrapped up the longest and one of the most controversial regular sessions in state history.

The ruling declares the block-grant school finance bill passed by the legislature this spring unconstitutional, saying that it did not address the adequacy and equity issues the court raised in previous rulings.

The full decision is embedded below.