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Posted: Jan 23, 2023
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is looking for sponsors willing to provide nutritious meals to Kansas children during the summer months. 

Posted: Jan 18, 2023
Author: Ann Bush

KANSAS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Administrative Regulations


The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct a public hearing at 1:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, in the Board Room of the Landon State Office Building, 900 S.W. Jackson Ave., Suite 102, Topeka, Kansas, to consider the adoption of proposed rules and regulations of the Kansas State Board of Education on a permanent basis.

Posted: Jan 18, 2023
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Logan Elementary's Kristine Becker receives $25,000 check; one of 40 educators honored nationwide for excellence, innovation and leadership in education

Fourth grade teacher Kristine Becker of Logan Elementary in Topeka received the surprise of a lifetime today when she was presented with a national Milken Educator Award by the Milken Family Foundation. The prestigious recognition comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize and honors outstanding educators across the country for excellence in and out of the classroom.

Posted: Jan 12, 2023
Author: Ann Bush

The January 2023 Kansas State Board of Education meeting brought with it several changes. 

Posted: Jan 10, 2023
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Thirty-two educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2023 Kansas Horizon Award program.

Posted: Dec 21, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

During its regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 13, 2022, the Kansas State Board of Education started its public hearing to consider the adoption of proposed rules and regulations of the Kansas State Board of Education on a permanent basis.

Posted: Dec 19, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

December meeting is last one for three outgoing Board members

Academic preparedness, chronic absenteeism, 2023 legislative priorities, the Sunflower Summer Program and proposed amendments to licensure regulations were all topics of discussion for Kansas State Board of Education members during their December meeting.

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.

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