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Posted: Mar 6, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Mar 3, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Tamla Miller

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..

Posted: Feb 27, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

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. 

Posted: Feb 17, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Four first-year Kansas teachers received a special award Feb. 10 during a luncheon for outstanding educators.

Posted: Feb 17, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Feb 6, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — School counselors will be recognized Feb. 6-10 during National School Counseling Week.

Posted: Feb 2, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

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®.

Posted: Jan 31, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jan 30, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jan 26, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jan 12, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jan 12, 2017
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA – Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2017 Kansas Horizon Award program.

Posted: Dec 15, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members during their Tuesday, Dec. 13, meeting learned about enhancements to the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP).

Posted: Dec 14, 2016
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — Two former Overland Park students are being recognized for qualifying for the College Board’s State Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Award.

Posted: Dec 1, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

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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