Kansans Can School Redesign Project now includes more than 70 districts
Sixteen schools are joining the Kansans Can School Redesign Project as the Apollo II cohort, the fifth phase of the project.
The next regular State Board of Education meeting is July 14 and 15.
A federal grant will help the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), the Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas State Research and Extension work together to bring more fresh, local foods into schools.
In order to better align the Kansas Teacher of the Year program with the national program, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) recently announced some changes to the program’s timeline.
The Kansas State Board of Education at its June meeting approved the recommendations of the Accreditation Review Council (ARC) and awarded accreditation to Wichita Unified School District 259; Solomon USD 393; Eudora USD 491; and the Kansas School for the Deaf.
The recent death of George Floyd has left us stunned, sad, angry and bewildered.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC), a program of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), has awarded 27 organizations funding to support volunteer initiatives designed to respond to changing community needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant awards range between $500 to $1,000, and projects must take place prior to June 30, 2020.
Kansas remains optimistic that its school buildings will reopen in the fall. However, the lingering impact of COVID-19 will impact the opening in a variety of ways. Kansas schools will have to be prepared for any scenario that comes their way in the fall.
The next regular State Board of Education meeting is June 9 and 10. The meeting will be conducted entirely by video conference and will be livestreamed for the public to observe and listen.
Five other students named semifinalists
Two Kansas students have been named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.
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