Denise Kahler, Director of Communications     (785) 296-4876

 

May 12, 2014

For Immediate Release

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Kansas State Board of Education to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education

 

 

What:               In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, the Kansas State Board of Education will gather at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site on Wednesday, May 14. KSBE members will gather outside of the school at 8:45 am where board chairwoman Jana Shaver will deliver a statement addressing this landmark decision.  Following the statement, board members will convene in the historic site’s auditorium to conduct day two of its May board meeting.

 

When:              Wednesday, May 14, 2014

8:45 am                        Chairwoman, Jana Shaver to deliver statement on school steps

9:00 am – 11:00 am       Day 2 of Kansas State Board of Education May meeting

 

Where:             Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

1515 SE Monroe Street

Topeka, Kansas 66612

 

Who:               

Kansas State Board of Education

 

Dr. Diane DeBacker, Kansas Education Commissioner