Two years ago, the Kansas State Board of Education launched a new vision for Kansas education — Kansas leads the world in the success of each student. Board members on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, received an update on the progress the state has made toward that goal.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Oct. 17 and 18 in the Board Room (Suite 102) of the Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Topeka.
School bus drivers play an important role in the safety of Kansas’ students. To honor them, Gov. Sam Brownback has proclaimed Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, as School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day.
Federal award one of largest competitive grants ever received by agency
Kansas received a $27 million federal grant — one of the largest competitive grants ever received by the Kansas State Department of Education — to help create comprehensive literacy programs at schools across the state, the agency announced Monday.