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Redesign specialists, Mercury 7 districts continue visits to schools, research

Posted: Oct 24, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Department of Education’s redesign specialists Jay Scott and Tammy Mitchell began the third Mercury 7 Redesign support cycle on Tuesday, Sept. 26, with a visit to Coffeyville Unified School District 445, followed by Wellington USD 353 on Sept. 27. They traveled to McPherson USD 418 on Sept. 28, followed by trips to Olathe USD 233 on Sept. 29, Twin Valley USD 240 on Oct. 3, Stockton USD 271 on Oct. 4 and Liberal USD 480 on Oct. 5. MORE ...

KSDE school redesign specialists visit Idaho, Wyoming to gather information, ideas

Posted: Sep 29, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Two Kansas State Department of Education redesign specialists, as well as other KSDE staff members, received a first-hand look at how other states are changing the face of education. MORE ...

KSDE staff members begin visiting Mercury 7 districts

Posted: Sep 13, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

The first round of visits to the seven school districts taking part in the Kansans Can School Redesign Project was a success, and districts are excited about the upcoming year, redesign specialists Jay Scott and Tammy Mitchell said. MORE ...

KSDE announces school districts taking part in Gemini Project

Posted: Aug 23, 2017
Categories: KSDEKansas State Board of Education
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — Twenty-one Kansas school districts will take part in the Gemini Project, which is another facet of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. MORE ...

KSDE announces school districts taking part in Gemini Project

Posted: Aug 23, 2017
Categories: KSDEKansas State Board of Education
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — Twenty-one Kansas school districts will take part in the Gemini Project, which is another facet of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. MORE ...

Editorial: Education plan is promising

Lawrence Journal World
Posted: Aug. 10, 2017
Author: J-W editorial staff

The Kansas State Department of Education is embarking on a long overdue effort to remake the state’s public schools.

The Kansans Can School Redesign Program, announced Tuesday, holds tremendous promise for reinvigorating public education.  MORE ...

Editorial: Catching up with our economy

Topeka Capitol Journal
Posted: Aug. 9, 2017
By The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansans CAN is an ambitious and promising education plan, but we’re awaiting the data ... MORE ...

Seven districts named to take part in Kansans Can School Redesign project

Posted: Aug 8, 2017
Categories: KSDEKansas State Board of Education
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — The seven Kansas school districts taking part in the Kansans Can School Redesign project were announced Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, during the Kansas State Board of Education meeting. MORE ...

Editorial: Will redesigning Kansas schools prepare students for life?

Kansas City Star
Posted: Aug. 8, 2017
Author: The Kansas City Star editorial board

By 2020, nearly three-quarters of all jobs in Kansas will require training or classwork beyond a high school diploma.

So why are we still measuring school success rates by how well students perform on standardized tests? Or by whether they simply graduate from high school?  MORE ...

 

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Elementary School
Redesign Specialist

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(785) 296-4623
tmitchell@ksde.org

Secondary School
Redesign Specialist

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

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