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On the street: What grade would you give Kansas lawmakers on their handling of the school-finance issue?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on May 11, 2004

Amber Shultz, Kansas Geological Survey employee, Lawrence

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A ‘D.’ They just kind of dropped the ball.””

Julia Castellucci, Kansas University freshman, Lawrence

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I appreciate that they didn’t just jump the gun to get it out of the way. They should take their time.””

Monty Amick, Reuter Organ Co. employee, Lawrence

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I give them an ‘F.’ There’s no excuse for not completely funding all schools.””

Lacy Larimer, registered nurse, Lawrence

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‘D.’ They’re always cutting school funding, and it’s not enough. Children are our future.””

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