Two public hearings have been scheduled so Kansans can share their comments on revised English Language Proficiency Standards, which help K-12 students who speak limited English be successful in school.
The current English Language Proficiency Standards were adopted in December 2013.
The Kansas State Board of Education at its July 2018 meeting heard the first recommendations for districts/systems seeking accreditation under the new Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) process.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting July 10 and 11 in Topeka.
Two Kansas educators are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program.
The plans of seven school districts involved in the Mercury 7 Kansans Can School Redesign Project were approved by the Kansas State Board of Education during the June meeting, which means the schools can proceed with their launch plans in August 2018.
The 2018 state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching were named during a special ceremony Monday, June 18, at Exploration Place in Wichita.
Funding aims to increase Kansas volunteerism
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is pleased to announce the 2018 Mini-Grant Series, which aims to increase volunteers statewide by providing financial support for volunteer projects.
The Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, June 12, that eight literacy projects from across the state will be funded through grants from the Literacy Network of Kansas (LiNK), a project of the U.S. Department of Education’s Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting June 12 and 13 in Topeka.
Communications and Recognition Programs
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