TOPEKA – The number of students taking the ACT has increased in Kansas and the state continues to outperform the nation in all four assessed areas — English, reading, mathematics and science — of the 2016 ACT college entrance exam.
Four Kansas educators have been named as recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
The School Safety Hotline is an important tool that can help ensure the safety of Kansas students.
TOPEKA - Over the last few years, Kansas universities and colleges have reported a decline in the number of students enrolling in teacher preparation programs. This, combined with the number of Baby Boomers retiring and some Kansas districts struggling to fill teacher vacancies, prompted Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson earlier this year to commission a task force to study Kansas’ teacher vacancies and shortages.
TOPEKA — As students head back to school in August, there will be an influx of bright yellow school buses on the roads.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting Aug. 9 and 10.
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