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Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson announced the districts being recognized for the 2020 Kansans Can Star Recognition Program during the Kansas State Board of Education meeting Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

Posted: Apr 15, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct a special meeting through video conference at 10 a.m. Monday, April 19, for the purpose of discussing and acting on expenditure plans for federal COVID-19 relief funds through Emergency Assistance for Non-Public Schools.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Announcement took place during Kansas State Board of Education meeting

Numerous school districts excelling in outcomes established around the vision for education in Kansas were recognized during the Kansas State Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, April 13.

Posted: Mar 28, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Amanda Ketterling, a library media specialist at Bonner Springs Elementary School, Bonner Springs Unified School District 204, and Natalie Johnson-Berry, an English teacher at Shawnee Mission North High School, Shawnee Mission USD 512, were named Region 3 finalists for the 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Sunday, March 28. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.

Posted: Mar 12, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education recognized the two National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished Kansas schools during its monthly board meeting March 9-10.

Posted: Feb 12, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education members approved a new guidance document to help support schools successfully complete the 2020-2021 school year while simultaneously preparing for the 2022-2022 school year.

Posted: Jan 15, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Five Kansas State Board of Education members took part in a ceremonial swearing-in Tuesday, Jan. 12, via Zoom.

Posted: Dec 11, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members at their December virtual meeting accepted a recommendation to modify the Navigating Change guidance to allow for elementary school students to remain in an in-person or hybrid learning environment even when county metrics recommend a remote only learning environment – if school districts adhere to established safety protocols.

Posted: Nov 13, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members in honor of American Education Week, Nov. 16-20, accepted a resolution supporting all of the dedicated school personnel in Kansas in recognition of their hard work, sacrifices and commitment, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted: Nov 13, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education signed and approved a resolution thanking all school personnel in Kansas for their hard work, sacrifices and commitment, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

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