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Posted: Jun 17, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

The 2019 state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching were named during a special ceremony Monday, June 17, at Exploration Place in Wichita.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Funds will leverage more volunteers in Kansas

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $100,000 for eligible entities to develop and/or support community-based organizations to recruit, manage and support volunteers.

Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday, June 11, accepted recommendations that will hopefully help decrease the number of students who vape or use e-cigarettes.

Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

In its decision released today, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the school-funding system approved by the Kansas Legislature is constitutionally equitable and adequate, ending a decade of school finance litigation.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas teens invited to share their thoughts, too

The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Bullying Prevention will host its next meeting on Tuesday, June 18, at Horace Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main Street in Garden City.

Posted: Jun 3, 2019
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Author: Ann Bush

Families can access lists of sites by sending text, checking online

Thousands of children across Kansas will have access to nutritious meals this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a program that provides reimbursement for food services to schools, public agencies and private nonprofit organizations.

Posted: May 23, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Cheryl Johnson, director of KSDE’s Child Nutrition and Wellness team, and school food service directors from across Kansas discussed the Farm to Plate program with State Board members.

Posted: May 20, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Information will be used to develop recommendations for State Board of Education

Bullying affects everyone, and Kansas is taking steps to combat this complex issue by convening a Blue Ribbon Task Force on Bullying that will have meetings across the state to gather public input.

Posted: May 10, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Leavenworth USD 453’s Anthony, David Brewer elementary schools honored

Two Kansas schools have been designated 2019 National Schools of Character, Character.org announced Friday, May 10, in Washington, D.C.

Posted: May 9, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Four other students named semifinalists

Two Kansas students have been named 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

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