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Posted: Jul 19, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Organizations will bolster their volunteer programs by completing prestigious Service Enterprise change management certification process

Seven organizations have been selected to join the 2021 Kansas Service Enterprise initiative to work toward achieving their Service Enterprise (SE) certification, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced.

Posted: Jul 19, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

More than five years ago, Kansans told us what they desired in their education system in Kansas. What has changed since then?

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson and Deputy Commissioner Dr. Brad Neuenswander are conducting 50 community conversations throughout the state on their Kansans Can Success Tour, which kicks off July 26.

Posted: Jul 15, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members had an opportunity to hear social-emotional success stories during their July meeting.

Posted: Jul 15, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Grants will support 243 AmeriCorps members who help meet local needs

Kansas received more than $1.8 million in funding to help 243 AmeriCorps members meet local needs across the state, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced Thursday, July 15.

Posted: Jul 14, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson and Kansas State Board of Education members on Wednesday, July 14, announced $15 million in funding to address early literacy.

Posted: Jul 14, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The subject of critical race theory is currently dominating media headlines and daily conversations for many. Just as we teach our Kansas students to be judicious consumers of information, we encourage all Kansans to educate themselves on what critical race theory (CRT) is and what it isn’t.

Posted: Jul 13, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Twelve schools are joining the Kansans Can School Redesign Project as the Apollo III cohort, the sixth and final phase of the project.

Posted: Jul 12, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Excitement and laughter filled the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Topeka earlier this summer as students from Clay County Unified School District 379 used their imaginations to make and sell lemonade, build skyscrapers with blocks, shop for groceries and change the tires on a bright red car.

Posted: Jul 6, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Families can download app to begin educational adventures across Kansas

A new program will help children stay engaged in learning throughout the summer months while spending quality time with family members and friends touring some of Kansas’ greatest attractions – all for free.

Posted: Jul 6, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Having a solid Individual Plan of Study (IPS) in place for each student at Piper Unified School District 203 has helped students choose courses that align to their interests and has increased participation in the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathway.

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