Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address at the Kansas statehouse in Topeka last month. Brownback has announced cuts in education to plug the state's budget woes. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption toggle caption Orlin Wagner/AP The Two-Way Kansas Will Cut Education Funding To Help Close Budget Gap February 6, 2015 Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, whose aggressive tax-cutting measures helped trigger the financial crisis, said the schools' funding levels are unsustainable.