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Posted: Nov 17, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Join one of Amy Jo Jamison’s Zoom sessions during World Nursery Rhyme Week, and you’re likely to leave singing the featured song throughout the rest of the day. 

Posted: Nov 17, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

School districts across Kansas and the nation are celebrating American Education Week, Nov. 13-19, in a variety of ways. 

Posted: Nov 17, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Future requirements maintain minimum graduation requirement of 21 units, give districts option to use mastery and competency to award credits

After more than a year of discussing graduation requirements for Kansas students, the Kansas State Board of Education last week voted to approve the Graduation Requirements Task Force recommendations.

Posted: Nov 10, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education on Thursday, Nov. 10, accepted the Kansas Advisory Council for Indigenous Education Working Group’s mascot reform statement and recommendations. 

Posted: Nov 10, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Thanks to $5.83 million in clean school bus rebates awarded to six Kansas school districts, a total of 17 new clean and zero-emissions buses will be on the state’s roads. 

Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Tuesday, Nov. 8, is National Parents as Teachers Day

Jasmine Matt hadn’t heard about Parents as Teachers (PAT) when she and her military husband, William, moved to Kansas and the McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita. 

Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) employees took part in the Mountain Plains Crunch Off on Monday, Oct. 31.

Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson on Thursday, Nov. 3, hosted 10 Kansas principals at the Landon State Office Building, 900 S.W. Jackson in Topeka, for the Commissioner’s Principal Advisory Council.

Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education will meet next week in Topeka. However, please note the time and date changes. 

Posted: Oct 27, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Do you know what sextortion is and how children are targeted online?

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