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Posted: Sep 17, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson kicked off the September 2021 board meeting with his report to the Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Posted: Sep 14, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Organization becomes first Kansas-based nonprofit organization to earn accomplishment

Topeka Habitat for Humanity is the first nonprofit organization in the state to become Service Enterprise certified, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced. The prestigious award was approved by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Posted: Sep 7, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson hosts ‘Insight Podcast’

Parents, educators and community members can stay connected to the latest pre-K-12 education news through “Insight Podcast,” hosted by Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson.

Posted: Aug 23, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members received a history lesson on American actress Hedy Lamarr during their August board meeting in Topeka.

Posted: Aug 17, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Three Kansas school districts and one child care organization were recently honored for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

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

Topeka Unified School District 501 saw a lot of successes this summer in its students after the district used Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to offer hands-on summer enrichment camps, credit and unit recovery courses and summer music classes.

Posted: Jul 30, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Hundreds of Kansans during the first week of the Kansans Can Success Tour gave input on what schools need to help accomplish a change in the state's education system.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Senior student interviews Kansas Commissioner along Kansans Can Success Tour route

A partnership between Concordia Junior-Senior High School and KNCK Radio is helping some Concordia teens decide if journalism is the career path they want to take.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

29,268 people have accessed a venue featured on Sunflower Summer app

The Sunflower Summer program is seeing a lot of success since it launched just a few weeks ago.

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