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Kansans Can School Redesign Project

In support of Kansas’ vision for education, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) has launched the Kansans Can School Redesign Project.

Kansas school districts were invited to apply to become one of seven districts selected for the redesign project. To be considered for the project, districts had to designate one elementary school and one secondary school to be redesigned around the five outcomes established by the Kansas State Board of Education, the five elements identified as defining a successful Kansas high school graduate, and what Kansans said they want their schools to look like in the future. Each district also had to have support of their local school board, their faculty and their local Kansas National Education Association or other professional organization.

KSDE received 29 applications, and on Aug. 8, 2017, the seven selected districts, each representing one of the Mercury 7 astronauts, were announced.

The seven school districts — 14 schools — will serve as demonstration sites for others in Kansas to study, learn and visit. The new school designs are slated for launch in the 2018-2019 school year.

Elementary School
Redesign Specialist

Tammy Mitchell
(785) 296-4623
tmitchell@ksde.org

Secondary School
Redesign Specialist

Jay Scott
(785) 296-6818
jscott@ksde.org

Questions about this page contact
Ann M. Bush
Communications Specialist
785-296-7921
abush@ksde.org 

Cheryl Franklin
Graphic Design Specialist
785-296-4909
cfranklin@ksde.org


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