The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is seeking organizations to apply for 2019-2020 AmeriCorps Kansas funding. AmeriCorps Kansas provides assistance to programs to recruit, train and supervise AmeriCorps members meeting critical community needs in the areas of education, disaster services, health, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, and service to veterans and military families.
Funds will support organizations planning projects for MLK Day of Service
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $5,000 to support local organizations leveraging at least 10 volunteers in community service or service-learning projects on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Jan. 21, 2019.
Kansas School Bus Safety Contest winners invited to Statehouse for proclamation signing
With four Kansas students standing by his side, Gov. Jeff Colyer put pen to paper earlier this month to declare Wednesday, Oct. 24, as School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day.
The Kansas State Board of Education met Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Topeka for a one-day meeting. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the board visited Kansans Can School Redesign Project: Mercury 7 schools in Twin Valley Unified School District 240.
Linda Dishman, a fifth-grade teacher at Berryton Elementary School, on Friday, Oct. 12, became the first teacher in the nation to receive the 2018-2019 Milken Educator Award.
Six Kansas schools have been designated 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Monday, Oct. 1.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Topeka.
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