KSDE Weekly

Standards and Instruction

Posted: Mar 21, 2024
Comments: 0

Wamego Unified School District 320 earned gold in the Turnip the Beet Award, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

Read more
Posted: Mar 21, 2024
Comments: 0

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Child Nutrition and Wellness (CNW) team is hosting Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) training opportunities.

Read more
Posted: Jan 18, 2024
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0

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

Read more
Posted: Sep 15, 2023
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Maehlee Her, a fifth-grade student at McCarter Elementary School, Topeka Unified School District 501, was all smiles as she exited the new inflatable Body Venture exhibit on Thursday, Sep. 7. 

Read more
Posted: Jul 28, 2023
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for the current program year.v

Read more
Posted: Jul 28, 2023
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of all Kansas school districts and many private schools in the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Program.

Read more
Posted: Jul 29, 2022
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year.

Read more
Posted: Jul 29, 2022
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of all Kansas school districts and many private schools in the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Program.

Read more
Posted: Jul 25, 2022
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

A $100,000 federal grant will help the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) connect child nutrition programs in the state with locally produced flour.

Read more
Posted: Apr 11, 2022
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Applications still being accepted for Summer Food Service Program sponsors

Three Kansas school districts have recently been recognized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service for their outstanding meal programs.

Read more
Posted: Jan 21, 2022
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

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

Read more
Posted: Oct 26, 2021
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Program helps provide teachers opportunity to offer nutritional education

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is helping introduce more fruits and vegetables to 53,015 Kansas elementary school students through a $3.3 million award to the state.

Read more
Posted: Aug 17, 2021
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Three Kansas school districts and one child care organization were recently honored for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

Read more
Posted: Jul 29, 2021
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year.

Read more
Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Website features information on Farm to School program

A new partnership between the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and Shop Kansas Farms is a winning situation for schools, producers and students.

Read more
Posted: Jan 31, 2021
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

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

Read more
Posted: Sep 24, 2020
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year.

Read more
Posted: Sep 8, 2020
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Programs help support Kansans Can vision

Eight Kansas school districts, three organizations and a group of leaders were honored Tuesday, Sept. 8, for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

Read more
Posted: Sep 8, 2020
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Programs help support Kansans Can vision

Eight Kansas school districts, three organizations and a group of leaders were honored Tuesday, Sept. 8, for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

Read more
Posted: Jul 21, 2020
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of all Kansas school districts and many private schools in the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Program.

Read more
Posted: Jun 29, 2020
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

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.

Read more
Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

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.

Read more
Posted: Feb 27, 2020
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

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.

Read more
Posted: Jan 29, 2020
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

45.7% of state’s children qualify for free/reduced-price meals

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

Read more
Posted: Aug 13, 2019
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

Seven Kansas school districts and two organizations were honored Tuesday, Aug. 13, for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

Read more
Posted: Aug 6, 2019
Comments: 0
Author: Anonym

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for the current program year.

Read more
Posted: Oct 13, 2016
Categories: CNW, CACFP Update Memos
Comments: 0

CACFP Nutrition News – NEW LOOK! - Certification for 2017 - October Claim Reminder – Centers Only

Read more
Posted: Sep 29, 2016
Comments: 0

Child Care Aware® of Kansas would like to recognize child care providers in Kansas that provide support to breastfeeding families and employees through the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation. To receive the designation, child care providers must meet five criteria that demonstrate a culture of breastfeeding support. Programs receiving the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation will receive a certificate, a window cling and be recognized in the Provider Profile information that is distributed through the Child Care Aware® of Kansas Referral Center to families looking for child care.

Read more

Theme picker

Copyright 2024 by Kansas State Department of Education | 900 SW Jackson St. | Topeka, KS 66612 Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use  |  System Maintenance Notices  |  Open Records (PDF)

The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)


To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at gc@ksde.org or by 785-296-3201.