Organization becomes first Kansas-based nonprofit organization to earn accomplishment
Topeka Habitat for Humanity is the first nonprofit organization in the state to become Service Enterprise certified, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced. The prestigious award was approved by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.
Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson hosts ‘Insight Podcast’
Parents, educators and community members can stay connected to the latest pre-K-12 education news through “Insight Podcast,” hosted by Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 14 and Wednesday, Sept. 15.
The agenda and meeting materials are viewable at:
The meeting will be livestreamed for the public to observe and listen.
There will be no audience as restrictions on group gatherings are once again in place due to COVID-19. Only written comments will be accepted for the Citizens Forum. Speakers for the Public Hearing on Accreditation Regulations, as well as all presenters, must abide by safety protocols, including masks, temperature checks and social distancing. The Wednesday agenda includes a separate streaming link for listening to the joint virtual meeting with the Kansas Board of Regents.
Kansas State Board of Education members received a history lesson on American actress Hedy Lamarr during their August board meeting in Topeka.
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