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Posted: Jun 20, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jun 18, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jun 14, 2018
Author: Ann Bush
Posted: Jun 12, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

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.

Posted: Jun 4, 2018
Author: Tamla Miller

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting June 12 and 13 in Topeka. 

Posted: May 24, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

As a teenager, Jeri Hile spent her summers volunteering at a day camp for visually impaired children. She had no idea then that nearly two decades later — after spending several years doing technical drawings for a living — she would pick up a newspaper and see an ad that would change the course of her career.

Posted: May 18, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Two additional schools recognized for character development programs

Two Kansas schools received designation as 2018 National Schools of Character on Friday, May 18, in Washington, D.C.

Posted: May 16, 2018
Author: Ann Bush

Accreditation process focus of board's May work session

Kansas State Board of Education members at their May meeting received in-depth training about the Kansas Education Accreditation System (KESA) process, learned more about a new pilot for respecialization that could help solve a shortage of school psychologists and approved new goals for the Kansas State Schools for the Blind and Deaf.

Posted: May 16, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

This is seventh year for U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program

TOPEKA — Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 is among six districts across the country to be designated a 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability awardee.

Posted: May 9, 2018
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Seven other students named semifinalists

Two Kansas students have been named 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

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