The next State Board of Education meeting will be Sept. 20 and 21, the third week of the month. The Wednesday session starts at 1 p.m., allowing Board members the option of attending oral arguments on the school finance case that morning. Agenda A summary of action and other business from the August State Board of Education meeting is provided. Summary
The meeting schedule for October and November is as follows:
Oct. 18 and 19 (third week of the month)
Nov. 9 and 10 (Wednesday and Thursday)
Several Board members will be attending the 2017 Kansas Teacher of the Year regional recognition events in their areas Sept. 10 and 11. These are scheduled for Salina, Wichita, Topeka and Overland Park.
The National Association of State Boards of Education annual conference is Oct. 20-22 in Kansas City, Missouri. State Board Chairman Jim McNiece serves as NASBE president. Board member Ken Willard of Hutchinson will be recognized as one this year's Distinguished Service Award recipients during a special ceremony.
State Board positions for districts 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 are up for election in November.