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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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