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Posted: Jun 24, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Elly Han first national winner from Kansas

The artwork of Kansas student Jihyeon “Elly” Han will be used to promote National School Bus Safety Week in October after Han’s drawing was named the overall winner of the 2021-2022 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.

Posted: Jun 17, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education approved two motions at its June meeting that will continue to help alleviate a shortage of teachers and substitute teachers in the state.

Posted: Jun 9, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner give presentations at Kansas Future Teacher Academy

EMPORIA — As thousands of Kansas students are kicking off their summer vacations with swimming, summer camps and family vacations, 60 high school students from across the state are spending this week at Emporia State University discovering if they want to join the next generation of educators.

Posted: May 25, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Program drew more than 71,000 people to attractions across Kansas during summer 2021

An educational program that allowed more than 71,000 Kansans last summer to access museums, zoos, historic landmarks and outdoor locations for free will kick off May 28 with even more venues to help promote family engagement and keep students learning during the summer months.

Posted: May 24, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

A successful high school graduate has to be academically prepared to pursue his or her postsecondary plans – whether that is technical school, joining the military, attending a two- or four-year college or going straight into the workforce.

While academics are inarguably important, they alone won’t guarantee a student’s success after high school.

Posted: May 17, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Other Kansas schools, districts recognized for character development

Two Kansas elementary schools are being recognized for their focus on strong character development.

Posted: May 13, 2022
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas State Board of Education members received an update from the Kansas Graduation Requirements Task Force on Tuesday, May 10.

Posted: May 13, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Six other students named semifinalists

Three Kansas students are being recognized as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Posted: May 3, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Awards given during National Child Nutrition Conference in New Orleans

Two Kansas Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsors received national recognition for their hard work and dedication to child nutrition.

Posted: Apr 26, 2022
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Megan Morgan, a library and media specialist at Oliver Brown Elementary School, Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383, was awarded a $25,000 Milken Educator Award on Tuesday, April 26, for her work as an enthusiastic advocate for reading and literacy.

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