TOPEKA — Kansas’ Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE), the Kansas State Department of Education announced Friday, Jan. 19.
Two Kansas students have been selected as delegates to the 56th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will take place March 3-10, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
Another phase of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project was announced by Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Kansas State Board of Education meeting in Topeka.
Kennedy Elementary School in Wellington Unified School District USD 353 was ready for a change, so when principal Stephanie Smith learned about the Mercury 7 school redesign project, she leapt at the opportunity.
TOPEKA – Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2018 Kansas Horizon Award program.
Kansas State Board of Education members discussed several issues during their meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12, and Wednesday, Dec. 13, including reading initiatives, and recommendations from the Teacher Vacancy and Supply Committee (TVSC) and Kansas State Schools for the Deaf and Blind.
TOPEKA — Two Kansas schools are being nationally recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2017.
Flexible schedules, more one-on-one time, breakfast clubs, increasing teacher collaboration time and personalized learning are a few steps Mercury redesign districts are considering to help reshape the face of education in Kansas.
AmeriCorps Kansas supports wide range of local service programs, engaging more than 100 Kansans in intensive community service each year
TOPEKA — In an effort to address community needs statewide, the Kansas Volunteer Commission has opened the 2018-2019 application process for potential AmeriCorps Kansas programs.
WICHITA – Samantha “Sam” Neill, an English language arts teacher at Buhler High School, Buhler Unified School District 313, was named the 2018 Kansas Teacher of the Year on Saturday, Nov. 18, during a special ceremony in Wichita.
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