Taylor Bussinger, a social studies teacher at Prairie Trail Middle School, Olathe Unified School District 233, was named the 2024 Kansas Teacher of the Year on Saturday, Sept. 23, during a special ceremony in Wichita.
Four Kansas elementary schools have been designated 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona announced Tuesday, Sept. 19.
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.
Aspiring Kansas educators seeking a standard initial teaching license will no longer have to take the Principle of Learning and Teaching (PLT) pedagogy exam as a requirement for licensure.
Kansas State Board of Education members at their August meeting approved adjusting the current Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) cycle to allow systems to follow the KESA Learning Year timeline for the 2023-2024 school year.
Counting KIDS Workshops are led by Laurel Murdie, director of the Kansas State Department of Education’s Fiscal Auditing team, and continue through Sept. 18. Some workshops were rescheduled and new dates appear below.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday, August 9. Both days will be in Topeka.
The agenda and meeting materials are viewable at:
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
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.
Fifteen aspiring teachers are on their way to classrooms across the state with the help of the Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship program.
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