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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: 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: 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 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 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: Jun 10, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Computer science can now be counted as a core math or science credit toward high school graduation.

Posted: Jun 8, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Computer science can now be counted as a core math or science credit toward high school graduation. The Kansas State Board of Education voted to approve the recommendation Tuesday, June 8, during its monthly meeting in Topeka.

Posted: Jun 1, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Tuesday, June 8, and Wednesday, June 9, in Topeka (Landon State Office Building, Board Room, Suite 102).

Posted: May 13, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Dr. Stephen King, a computer science education program consultant for the Kansas State Department of Education, presented a recommendation to the Kansas State Board of Education that computer science be counted as a core math or science credit. The recommendation took place during the State Board’s May 11 meeting in Topeka. The board also met Wednesday, May 12, for tours of the Kansas State School for the Blind in Kansas City and the Kansas School for the Deaf in Olathe.

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