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What is Brownback's school finance plan?

A spokeswoman for Sam Brownback's gubernatorial campaign said that Democratic opponent Tom Holland confused Brownback's school finance reform plan with one proposed last week by Rep. Arlen Siegfreid, R-Olathe. "Speaker Pro Tem Arlen Siegfreid's plan is not our plan," Sherriene Jones-Sontag said. OK, so what is Brownback's plan? So far, Brownback has mostly made broad statements about wanting to "break the cycle of litigation." He has said he supports letting local voters decide whether to spend more of their own tax money on education — which sounds similar to what Siegfreid proposed. Brownback needs to clear up the confusion and explain to voters specifically what he supports.

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