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Posted: Sep 25, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Susanne Stevenson will lead team to advocate for education, teaching

Susanne Stevenson, a fourth-grade teacher at Beeson Elementary School, Dodge City Unified School District 443, was named the 2022 Teacher of the Year on Saturday, Sept. 25, during a special ceremony in Wichita.

Posted: Sep 22, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Event will be livestreamed on YouTube

The 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year will be announced Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in a special ceremony in Wichita.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Five Kansas schools have been designated 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona announced Tuesday, Sept. 21.

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: Sep 14, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Organization becomes first Kansas-based nonprofit organization to earn accomplishment

Topeka Habitat for Humanity is the first nonprofit organization in the state to become Service Enterprise certified, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced. The prestigious award was approved by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Posted: Sep 7, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson hosts ‘Insight Podcast’

Parents, educators and community members can stay connected to the latest pre-K-12 education news through “Insight Podcast,” hosted by Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson.

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: Aug 17, 2021
Author: Ann Bush

Three Kansas school districts and one child care organization were recently honored for outstanding practices in Child Nutrition and Wellness programs that help support the Kansans Can vision.

Posted: Aug 6, 2021
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Topeka Unified School District 501 saw a lot of successes this summer in its students after the district used Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to offer hands-on summer enrichment camps, credit and unit recovery courses and summer music classes.

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.

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