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Posted: Oct 22, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Elementary/junior high, high schools leveled in 2007 Greensburg tornado

The EF-5 tornado that struck Greensburg at 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2007, took 11 lives, injured 63 people and caused about $250 million in damage - leveling about 95% of the town, including the elementary/junior high and the high school.

Posted: Oct 19, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

KSDE highlighting school safety topics all week

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Lansing Unified School District 469’s counselors, social workers, school psychologists and professional learning committee members would meet a few times per year.

The group went from meeting a few times per year to becoming an active mental health team.

Posted: Oct 18, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Tabatha Rosproy gives speech, will attend gala on Thursday

Tabatha Rosproy stood on a stage in Wichita in September 2021, wiping away tears. It was time to turn the reigns of Kansas Teacher of the Year over to a new person and a new team.

Posted: Oct 18, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

KSDE highlighting safety topics all week

Each school day, America’s schools are providing a safe and healthy learning environment for about 55 million public and nonpublic school students. To highlight the importance of a safe and secure school setting, Gov. Laura Kelly has proclaimed Oct. 17-23 as America’s Safe Schools Week.


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