Linda Dishman, a fifth-grade teacher at Berryton Elementary School, on Friday, Oct. 12, became the first teacher in the nation to receive the 2018-2019 Milken Educator Award.
Six Kansas schools have been designated 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Monday, Oct. 1.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Topeka.
Megan Clark, an art teacher at Clear Creek Elementary School (De Soto Unified School District 232), and Whitney Morgan, an English language arts teacher at Wyandotte High School (Kansas City USD 500), were named Region 3 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 9, in Overland Park. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.