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Posted: May 23, 2024
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Starting July 1, 2024, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation will increase the costs of providing fingerprint-based record checks to state agencies.  

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The window to submit chronic absentee data is now open until June 30 and is submitted on the End of Year Assessment (EOYA) record.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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As part of Kansas’ dyslexia initiative, all systems are reminded to upload their spring screening data for K-3, and eighth-grade student readers to the Kansas Individual Data on Students (KIDS) system. 

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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There is one week left for Kansas Preschool Pilot (KKP) grantees to submit their end of year survey in the Early Childhood Foundations for School Success authenticated web application. These must be submitted by May 31 as required by program assurances.   

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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ESSER staff will host online office hours on Wednesday, May 29, beginning at 10 a.m., to address any ESSER related questions.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s School Bus Safety Unit wishes to thank the school districts who participated in the Kansas One Day Stop Arm Violation Count which was conducted on April 17, 2024.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The Kansas School Transportation Safety Conference and State Driving Competition will be held June 5-7, at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, in Wichita. During this three-day event, school transportation professionals will connect and learn how to improve operations and safety for their transportation teams. 

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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Forms for bus and school vehicle inspections have changed.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The KSDE School Bus Safety Unit is strongly recommending district transportation directors, or someone on the transportation staff, take time this summer to check the CDL status and medical self-certification category for all district bus drivers.

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Posted: May 23, 2024
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The Environmental Protection Agency anticipates awarding up to $932 million in competitive grant funding under the 2024 Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity.  

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