AmeriCorps Kansas supports a wide range of local service programs
TOPEKA – The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is pleased to announce the availability of federal funding in the form of AmeriCorps State Planning Grants.
The Kansas State Board of Education and Kansas schools are committed to achieving Kansas’ vision for education – Kansas leads the world in the success of each student. Kansas will achieve this vision only when schools, communities and policymakers work together..
Information sessions planned to share opportunities for national service, funding
In an effort to meet community needs, the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is conducting sessions across the state to inform organizations about national service efforts in Kansas and to promote available funding opportunities.
Four first-year Kansas teachers received a special award Feb. 10 during a luncheon for outstanding educators.
Funding will increase number of STEM mentors serving Kansas youth
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC), in partnership with Kansas Mentors, recently announced nearly $110,000 in funding to six Kansas mentoring organizations through the 2017 Kansas Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Mentoring Initiative grant competition.
TOPEKA — School counselors will be recognized Feb. 6-10 during National School Counseling Week.
CTE classes play important role in reaching vision for education in Kansas
TOPEKA — Kansas students and school staff members will join others across the United States during the month of February to celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®.
Nearly half of state’s children qualify for free/reduced-price meals
TOPEKA — The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is seeking sponsors who are willing to provide nutritious meals to Kansas children during the summer months.
The Kansas State Board of Education began Tuesday’s meeting by electing a new chair and vice chair. District 9’s Jim Porter was elected the new chairman, and District 8’s Kathy Busch was elected the vice chair.
The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is proposing revisions to the current College and Career Ready Standards in Mathematics. The revisions are part of the legislated review process that must take place every seven years.
Two Kansas students have been selected as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will take place March 4-11, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
TOPEKA – Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2017 Kansas Horizon Award program.
Kansas State Board of Education members during their Tuesday, Dec. 13, meeting learned about enhancements to the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP).
TOPEKA — Two former Overland Park students are being recognized for qualifying for the College Board’s State Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Award.
Funds will support organizations planning projects for MLK Day of Service
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding for organizations initiating community service or service-learning projects that involve at least 15 volunteers on or around Martin Luther King Day.
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