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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 6, 2016
Author: Tamla Miller

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next meeting Tuesday, Dec. 13 and Wednesday, Dec. 14 in the Board Room (Suite 102) of the Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson.

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.

Posted: Dec 1, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas ranked seventh in volunteerism among states

While volunteering in Kansas remains strong, the Kansas Volunteer Commission encourages more Kansans to volunteer to meet the critical needs of their neighbors and communities - especially during the holiday season.

Posted: Nov 29, 2016
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

School districts across the state will have improved access to affordable, high-speed broadband thanks to a partnership between Kansas state agencies and EducationSuperHighway, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Posted: Nov 28, 2016
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

For the first time in several years, Kansas had two students who placed in the National School Bus Safety Week poster contest.

Posted: Nov 21, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

WICHITA – Jason Sickel, a vocal music instructor at Blue Valley North High School, was named the 2017 Kansas Teacher of the Year on Saturday, Nov. 19, during a special ceremony in Wichita.

Posted: Nov 16, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members received an in-depth look at vision work completed to date  from Commissioner of Education Randy Watson. He told board members that while assessments are important, the vision is changing how much emphasis is placed on them.

Posted: Nov 2, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Jim McNiece, of Wichita, chairman of the Kansas State Board of Education, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, will receive a top honor from the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD).

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