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Posted: Sep 9, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Megan Clark, an art teacher at Clear Creek Elementary School (De Soto Unified School District 232), and Whitney Morgan, an English language arts teacher at Wyandotte High School (Kansas City USD 500), were named Region 3 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 9, in Overland Park. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Sep 9, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Nicole L. Corn, a kindergarten teacher at Sunset Hill Elementary School (Lawrence Unified School District 497), and Sharon L. Kuchinski, a social studies teacher at Leavenworth Senior High School (Leavenworth USD 453), were named Region 2 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 9, in Topeka. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.  

Posted: Sep 8, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Lan T. Huynh, a third-grade teacher at Christa McAuliffe Academy (Wichita Unified School District 259), and Tim “T.J.” Warsnak, a social studies teacher at Halstead High School (Halstead-Bentley USD 440), were named Region 4 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 8, in Wichita. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Sep 8, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — Signe A. Cook, a fifth-grade teacher at Park Elementary School (Great Bend Unified School District 428), and Jennifer S. Brown, a first-grade teacher at Sheridan Elementary School (Geary County USD 475), were named Region 1 finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 8, in Salina. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Sep 4, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Sept. 11 and 12 in Topeka.

Posted: Aug 21, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Innovative thinking at Kansas schools is helping students have better access to school breakfast. And now, thanks to a School Breakfast Leadership Grant from Share Our Strength, schools interested in implementing innovative breakfast delivery models during the 2018-2019 school year can apply for up to $5,000 per district.

Posted: Aug 16, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

The plans of three districts involved in the Gemini I Kansans Can School Redesign Project were approved by the Kansas State Board of Education on Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Author: Ann Bush

Four Kansas school districts and two organizations were honored Tuesday, Aug. 14, for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) has awarded 11 organizations a total of nearly $5,000 in funding to support Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Award winners to be honored on Constitution Day in Topeka

Eight Kansas schools will be recognized in September for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students, said Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson.

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