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The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting May 9 and 10 in Topeka.  Agenda


On April 22, State Board members met with U.S. Senator Jerry Moran in Topeka.  First, Commissioner Randy Watson provided an overview of the Kansans Can vision for education. Senator Moran then shared insight on education issues at the federal level, helped answer questions about Title funding and heard from State Board members about federal budget concerns and ESSA expectations.


As in previous years, Kansas legislators received a weekly informational postcard from the State Board during the legislative session. This year's series focused on state level educational outcomes and accomplishments made toward the Kansans Can vision to lead the world in the success of each student.


Week 1   Introduction

Week 2   Outcomes

Week 3   Kindergarten Readiness

Week 4   Individual Plan of Study

Week 5   High School Graduation Rates

Week 6   Postsecondary attendance/completion

Week 7  Social-Emotional Growth

Week 8  Civic Engagement

Week 9  Elevating Teacher Voices

Week 10   Engaging the Business Community

Week 11   Teacher Vacancy and Supply Committee

Week 12   Together, Kansans Can











































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Peggy Hill

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