Communications & Recognition
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TOPEKA—Commissioner Alexa Posny today announced that she will send five nominations to U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings for the 2008-2009 No Child Left Behind—Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Program.
TOPEKA—During the regular meeting of the State Board of Education last week, Commissioner Posny reported on the Kansas Reading and Mathematics Standards Review Committees.
TOPEKA—Four state and district leaders were honored by the Data Quality campaign (DQC) during the Council of Chief State School Officers’ (CCSSO) Annual Policy Forum in Austin, Texas, on November 15, 2008.
TOPEKA: On Thursday, November 13, 2008, the Milken Family Foundation named Vanessa Martinez as a Milken Family Foundation (MFF) National Educator in a surprise ceremony at Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet School, Wichita USD 259.
TOPEKA – November 7, 2008 – The Kansas State Department of Education partnered with Renaissance Learning to launch a new web-based book-searching tool which will assist parents and educators in matching students to appropriate books.
TOPEKA/ The Kansas State Board of Education held its monthly board meeting, October 14-15, 2008, in the Riley Resource Center Board Room, 1201 North 10th Street, Independence, Kansas.
State Assessment Results Show Strong Performance by Kansas Students!
The Kansas Department of Education, State Board of Education members, administrators and teachers in districts across the state participated in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record campaign on Thursday, October 2, 2008.