Kansas State Department of Education's Summer Academies provide up-to-date information about instruction, standards, and assessment for K-12 educators. Each summer the academies focus on information and materials useful for the coming school year. Academies are hosted by school and university sites across the state of Kansas.
Materials from past KSDE Summer Academies are available here:
2011 Summer Academies:
English Language Arts and Literacy Common Core Standards 101
2012 Summer Academies: Implementation of the Common Core Standards