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Posted: Jul 7, 2020
Author: Tamla Miller

The next regular State Board of Education meeting is July 14 and 15. 

Posted: Jun 29, 2020
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jun 29, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

In order to better align the Kansas Teacher of the Year program with the national program, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) recently announced some changes to the program’s timeline.

Posted: Jun 12, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education at its June meeting approved the recommendations of the Accreditation Review Council (ARC) and awarded accreditation to Wichita Unified School District 259; Solomon USD 393; Eudora USD 491; and the Kansas School for the Deaf.

Posted: Jun 9, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The recent death of George Floyd has left us stunned, sad, angry and bewildered.

Posted: Jun 5, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC), a program of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), has awarded 27 organizations funding to support volunteer initiatives designed to respond to changing community needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant awards range between $500 to $1,000, and projects must take place prior to June 30, 2020.

Posted: Jun 5, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas remains optimistic that its school buildings will reopen in the fall. However, the lingering impact of COVID-19 will impact the opening in a variety of ways. Kansas schools will have to be prepared for any scenario that comes their way in the fall.

Posted: Jun 1, 2020
Author: Tamla Miller

The next regular State Board of Education meeting is June 9 and 10. The meeting will be conducted entirely by video conference and will be livestreamed for the public to observe and listen.

Posted: May 22, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Five other students named semifinalists

Two Kansas students have been named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Posted: May 21, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Tabatha Rosproy, an early childhood educator at Winfield Unified School District 465, is the 2020 National Teacher of the Year (NTOY), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced Thursday, May 21.

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