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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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Members of the Kansas State Board of Education during their April business meeting signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formally establish the Kansas Advisory Council for Indigenous Education (KACIE). This is a partnership with the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) and the state’s four Native American tribes.

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Posted: Mar 14, 2024
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Results of the 2023 Kansas Teacher Retention Survey show Kansas teachers feel significantly less engaged than they did in 2021 and are at a higher risk of leaving the profession.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2024
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Kansas State Board of Education members will hear presentations on teacher retention and bus safety; will hold a public hearing on the Professional Practices Commission (PPC) regulations; and will hear a presentation on state assessment development and the need for data literacy and analysis in a balanced assessment system.

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Posted: Mar 4, 2024
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Author: Tamla Miller

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday March 13. Both days of the meeting will take place in Topeka as usual.

The agenda and meeting materials are viewable at: https://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=GlO08t_gIGs%3d&portalid=0

The meeting will be livestreamed for the public to observe and listen.

https://www.ksde.org/Board/Kansas-State-Board-of-Education/Streaming-Media

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Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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The Kansas State Board of Education at its February meeting approved recommending to the legislature that the five-year research requirement within the current definition of evidence-based instruction be removed from K.S.A. 72-5153.

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Posted: Feb 5, 2024
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Author: Tamla Miller

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 13 and Wednesday, February 14. Both days of the meeting will take place in Topeka as usual.

The agenda and meeting materials are viewable at: LinkClick.aspx (ksde.org)

The meeting will be livestreamed for the public to observe and listen.

https://www.ksde.org/Board/Kansas-State-Board-of-Education/Streaming-Media

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Posted: Jan 11, 2024
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Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Board of Education at its first meeting of the year approved the Kansas Early Learning Standards (KELS), received an update on the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation Framework and learned how the fentanyl crisis is impacting Kansas. 

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Posted: Jan 9, 2024
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Former superintendent has 30 years of experience in public education

Dr. Frank Harwood, a former teacher, principal and superintendent with 30 years of experience in public education, will begin his duties as Deputy Commissioner of Fiscal and Administrative Services at the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) on Friday, Jan. 12.

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Posted: Dec 28, 2023
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Author: Tamla Miller

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, Januray 9 and Wednesday, January 10. Both days of the meeting will take place in Topeka as usual.

The agenda and meeting materials are viewable at:

Kansas State Board of Education 2024 Board materials and agenda

The meeting will be livestreamed for the public to observe and listen.

https://www.ksde.org/Board/Kansas-State-Board-of-Education/Streaming-Media

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Posted: Dec 14, 2023
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Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Board of Education at its December meeting approved changes to the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) model that will be implemented in the 2024-2025 school year. 

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