The 2018 state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching were named during a special ceremony Monday, June 18, at Exploration Place in Wichita.
Funding aims to increase Kansas volunteerism
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is pleased to announce the 2018 Mini-Grant Series, which aims to increase volunteers statewide by providing financial support for volunteer projects.
The Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, June 12, that eight literacy projects from across the state will be funded through grants from the Literacy Network of Kansas (LiNK), a project of the U.S. Department of Education’s Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program.
As a teenager, Jeri Hile spent her summers volunteering at a day camp for visually impaired children. She had no idea then that nearly two decades later — after spending several years doing technical drawings for a living — she would pick up a newspaper and see an ad that would change the course of her career.
Two additional schools recognized for character development programs
Two Kansas schools received designation as 2018 National Schools of Character on Friday, May 18, in Washington, D.C.
Accreditation process focus of board's May work session
Kansas State Board of Education members at their May meeting received in-depth training about the Kansas Education Accreditation System (KESA) process, learned more about a new pilot for respecialization that could help solve a shortage of school psychologists and approved new goals for the Kansas State Schools for the Blind and Deaf.
This is seventh year for U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program
TOPEKA — Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 is among six districts across the country to be designated a 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability awardee.
Seven other students named semifinalists
Two Kansas students have been named 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.
Other schools, districts also honored at ceremony in Topeka
Beloit Junior/Senior High School, Beloit Unified School District 273, and Nemaha Central Elementary/Middle School, Nemaha Central USD 115, were announced as 2018 Kansas Schools of Character on Thursday, May 3, during a special ceremony at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.
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