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Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Kansas employers are invited to register for the second annual Give Back Kansas Challenge and encourage employees to participate in community volunteering.

Posted: Feb 6, 2020
Author: Tamla Miller

The next regular Kansas State Board of Education meeting is Feb. 11 and 12 in Topeka. 

Posted: Jan 31, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

More than 169,330 Kansas students enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses during the 2018-2019 school year. CTE plays a powerful role in preventing students from dropping out of school and provides a wide variety of opportunities for postsecondary success and employment.

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

45.7% of state’s children qualify for free/reduced-price meals

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is looking for sponsors willing to provide nutritious meals to Kansas children during the summer months.

Posted: Jan 29, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Feb. 3-7 perfect time to recognize Kansas’ 1,299 licensed public school counselors

National School Counseling Week, which takes places Monday, Feb. 3, through Friday, Feb. 7, highlights the tremendous impact the nearly 1,300 licensed public school counselors in Kansas have in helping students achieve success.

Posted: Jan 24, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education at its January 2020 meeting approved recommendations from the Kansas Blue Ribbon Task Force on Bullying to help combat the issue in Kansas.

Posted: Jan 16, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Tabatha Rosproy, the 2020 Kansas Teacher of the Year, is one of four finalists for the 2020 National Teacher of the Year, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced Thursday, Jan. 16.

Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Two Kansas students have been selected as delegates to the 58th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will take place March 7-14, 2020, in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Jan 9, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Carly Bowden from Andover Central Middle School receives $25,000 cash prize

Carly Bowden, a math teacher at Andover Central Middle School, received the 2019-2020 Milken Educator Award during a surprise ceremony Jan. 9, 2020, at the school.

Posted: Jan 7, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2020 Kansas Horizon Award program.

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