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Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Free meals available for children ages 1-18 at locations across Kansas

The Kansas State Department of Education’s Child Nutrition and Wellness team and school districts across the state are teaming up to keep Kansas children fed.

Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Because of unprecedented circumstances created by COVID-19, the Kansas Volunteer Commission and Volunteer Kansas announced Thursday, March 19, that the Give Back Kansas Challenge will be postponed until summer 2020.

Posted: Mar 19, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

School buildings may be closed across the state, but learning can happen anytime and anywhere. That was the message from members of the Continuous Learning Task Force on Thursday, March 19.

Posted: Mar 17, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Task Force devising plan for Continuous Learning

Unprecedented circumstances that threaten the safety of our students and the professionals who work with them every day require swift, thoughtful and coordinated action. On Tuesday, March 17, Gov. Laura Kelly announced that school buildings across the state must be closed for the duration of this school year for the purpose of general student and staff attendance. However, learning will continue for Kansas students.

Posted: Mar 17, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson has convened a Continuous Learning Task Force to consider options as we move forward.

Posted: Mar 12, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) remains in regular contact with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) as we monitor and address the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. 

Posted: Mar 12, 2020
Author: Tamla Miller

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct a special meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Posted: Mar 11, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas redesign schools beginning to see improvements in attendance, behavior

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) today released a report on the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, now in its fourth year.

Posted: Mar 3, 2020
Author: Tamla Miller

The next regular Kansas State Board of Education meeting is March 10 and 11 in Topeka.

Posted: Feb 27, 2020
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Author: Ann Bush

March 2-6 is National School Breakfast Week

TOPEKA — Students at 21 schools will have better access to breakfast after a total of $55,965 in subgrants was awarded to 18 districts across the state.

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