The Kansas State Board of Education has set a new Vision for Kansas education where “Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.” The Kansans CAN vision calls for a more student-focused system that provides support and resources for individual success.
Kansans CAN Vision Statement
Definition of a successful Kansas high school graduate:
A successful Kansas high school graduate has the academic preparation, cognitive preparation, technical skills, employability skills and civic engagement to be successful in postsecondary education, in the attainment of an industry recognized certification or in the workforce, without the need for remediation. (Approved by State Board in January 2016)
Outcomes for Measuring Progress:
To prepare Kansas students for lifelong success through rigorous, quality academic instruction, career training, and character development according to each student's gifts and talents.
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