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Posted: Oct 31, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Funds will strengthen the capacity of mentoring organizations to increase the number of mentors serving Kansas youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

To help increase the number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) mentors serving Kansas students, the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is offering up to $100,000 in funding.

Posted: Oct 31, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson kicked off the October Kansas State Board of Education meeting by discussing what has taken place since the vision was announced one year ago. 

Posted: Oct 24, 2016
Author: Tamla Miller

TOPEKA – In an effort to address community needs statewide, the Kansas Volunteer Commission has opened the 2017-2018 application process for potential AmeriCorps Kansas programs.

Posted: Oct 21, 2016
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

President Barack Obama on Monday announced that America’s high school graduation rate has reached a record high of 83.2 percent. The president made the announcement at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Oct 17, 2016
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Bus drivers are responsible for transporting 228,198 Kansas students to and from school every school day. To honor these drivers, Gov. Sam Brownback has proclaimed Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, as School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day.

Posted: Oct 13, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Fourteen Kansas schools will be able to expand their school breakfast programs thanks to a grant totaling more than $90,0000 from the 2016 Fuel Up to Play 60 School Nutrition Grant Program.

Posted: Oct 7, 2016
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Stephanie Conklin, a principal at Brougham Elementary School in Olathe Unified School District 233, on Oct. 7 was named the 2016-2017 Milken Family Foundation Educator by the Milken Family Foundation in a surprise ceremony at the school in Olathe.

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