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Posted: Nov 17, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Future requirements maintain minimum graduation requirement of 21 units, give districts option to use mastery and competency to award credits

TOPEKA — After more than a year of discussing graduation requirements for Kansas students, the Kansas State Board of Education last week voted to approve the Graduation Requirements Task Force recommendations.

Posted: Nov 10, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education on Thursday, Nov. 10, accepted the Kansas Advisory Council for Indigenous Education Working Group’s mascot reform statement and recommendations. 

Posted: Oct 25, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas’ 2022 NAEP results follow national trend

Kansas state assessment results for math have rebounded to near prepandemic performance levels while English language arts have not, Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson shared with the Kansas State Board of Education earlier this month.

Posted: Oct 17, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Oct. 17-21 celebrated as 2022 National School Bus Safety Week; Altamont teen becomes first Kansas student to ever win National School Bus Safety Poster Contest

Being in the Kansas Capitol building made 13-year-old Jihyeon “Elly” Han “feel so small.” But the eighth grader from Altamont Grade School really is a big deal. She is the first Kansas student to ever win the National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.


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