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Vision Launch Video

This is the official Kansans Can video, which was shared for the first time in October 2015 at the KSDE Annual Conference in Wichita.

Official Kansans Can video - click here to view it on KSDE Livemedia YouTube site 

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson speaks about the new vision.

Outcomes and More

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson shares a message about the five outcomes.

February 2016: Individual Plan of Study (IPS) | March 2016: Social/emotional growth | April 2016: Kindergarten Readiness 

May 2016: Graduation Rates | June 2016: Postsecondary Completion/Attendance | July 2016: Accreditation

 August 2016: Assessments | November 2016: The Vision, Past 12 Months | January 2017: What's Next?

 February 2017: Teacher Voices | March/April 2017: Business Engagement


Kansans Can - Educator Voices

Emily Fleming, Kansas City, Kan. USD 500 | Rhonda White, Assistant Principal, Pittsburg High School, Pittsburg USD 250

 Ivone Damian, Kansas City, Kan. USD 500 | Bill Smithyman, teacher, Blue Valley USD 229

Additional Videos


Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson presentation at the 2015 KSDE Annual Conference click  here  to view it on the KSDE Livemedia YouTube site | Educator Brad LeDuc click here to view it on the KSDE Livemedia YouTube site.


Mercury 7 Kansas Can School Redesign Project Discussions

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