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Posted: Apr 20, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members on Tuesday, April 17, learned the names of 19 school districts that will take part in Gemini II: The Space Walk Begins, which is the next round of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project.

Posted: Apr 17, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Nineteen Kansas districts join Kansans Can School Redesign Project, bringing total to 47 districts and 103 schools

Nineteen school districts from across the state will take part in Gemini II: The Space Walk Begins, which is the next round of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announced Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Posted: Apr 17, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Fifty-eight Kansas high school seniors have been named 2018 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Posted: Apr 11, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Funds will support Kansas volunteerism

TOPEKA — The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) has awarded nearly $80,000 in funding to four Kansas volunteer connector organizations through the 2018 Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant competition.

Posted: Apr 10, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

2017 NAEP Mathematics and Reading results released

TOPEKA – Results from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) exams, also known as the Nation’s Report Card, show that Kansas is seeing some academic gains, but nothing statistically significant.

Posted: Apr 9, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 78 schools in 28 Kansas public school districts as recipients of the 2017 Challenge Awards.

Posted: Mar 16, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

KSDE working on developing computer science standards

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is working toward establishing model College and Career Ready standards for computer science and plans to have the standards ready for board approval by March 2019, said Stephen King, a KSDE education consultant.

Posted: Mar 2, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

As the seven Mercury districts continue to pilot programs they may use in their school redesign, Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) staff members have been busy answering questions from those interested in learning about the next phase of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project. 

Posted: Feb 26, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off 2018 by selecting the state of Kansas for its 2018 DON’T QUIT! fitness campaign.

Posted: Feb 15, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson on Tuesday, Feb. 13, issued the following directive to the Kansas State Department of Education during the Kansas State Board of Education meeting:

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