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At the February State Board meeting, members approved the Innovative District application of USD 364 Marysville, recognized the 2015 Kansas Teacher of the Year team, received a presentation on the Rose Standards, and learned about Virtual Schools and Programs in Kansas among other agenda items. The next meeting will be March 10 in Topeka and March 11 in Olathe and Kansas City for the annual visit to the Kansas State School for the Deaf and the Kansas State School for the Blind. In April, the State Board meeting will be conducted on Thursday and Friday, April 16 and 17.


The Kansas State Board of Education has developed a series of informational postcards. Each week during the legislative session a different message will be presented following the theme "Kansas College and Career Ready." Electronic versions are displayed below.
A New Era of Leadership    Week 1

Statewide Vision Tour         Week 2 

State Board Members         Week 3

College & Career Ready     Week 4

Teacher of the Year Team  Week 5

Join the Conversation!        Week 6

Individual Plans of Study     Week 7







Board Secretary
Peggy Hill

Board Member Contact Information (PDF)

Kansas State Board of Education Live Media Stream

Next Meeting
3/10/2015 in Topeka
3/11/2015 in Olathe & KC

For more information about KSDE media streaming.

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