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Posted: Jan 16, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Tabatha Rosproy, the 2020 Kansas Teacher of the Year, is one of four finalists for the 2020 National Teacher of the Year, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced Thursday, Jan. 16.

Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Two Kansas students have been selected as delegates to the 58th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will take place March 7-14, 2020, in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Jan 9, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Carly Bowden from Andover Central Middle School receives $25,000 cash prize

Carly Bowden, a math teacher at Andover Central Middle School, received the 2019-2020 Milken Educator Award during a surprise ceremony Jan. 9, 2020, at the school.

Posted: Jan 7, 2020
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2020 Kansas Horizon Award program.

Posted: Dec 13, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Board of Education approved the recommended tobacco-free school policy developed by the E-cigarette/Vaping Task Force during its meeting Dec. 10-11 in Topeka.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Two Kansas schools are being nationally recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2019.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Banquet to take place in honor of Dennis, songwriter Nicolle Galyon

Longtime state employee Dale Dennis is one of two Kansans being honored as a Kansan of the Year, the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas recently announced.

Posted: Dec 10, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Seven recommendations offered to help combat bullying in Kansas

Better support and direction for school districts, a continued focus on social-emotional and character development and examining the current state law are just a few of the recommendations to address bullying presented Tuesday, Dec. 10, to the Kansas State Board of Education.

Posted: Nov 23, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Tabatha Rosproy, a preschool teacher at Winfield Early Learning Center, Winfield Unified School District 465, was named the 2020 Kansas Teacher of the Year on Saturday, Nov. 23, during a special ceremony in Wichita.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Endorsement is highest designation a program can earn

Nineteen Parents as Teachers programs in Kansas have been designated Blue Ribbon Affiliates by the Parents as Teachers National Center, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announced.

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