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Posted: May 10, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Leavenworth USD 453’s Anthony, David Brewer elementary schools honored

Two Kansas schools have been designated 2019 National Schools of Character, Character.org announced Friday, May 10, in Washington, D.C.

Posted: May 9, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Four other students named semifinalists

Two Kansas students have been named 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Posted: May 1, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

Other schools, districts also honored at ceremony in Topeka

Anthony Elementary and David Brewer Elementary schools, Leavenworth Unified School District 453, were announced as 2019 Kansas Schools of Character on Wednesday, May 1, during a special ceremony at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.

Posted: Apr 19, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Forty-one schools representing 19 districts across Kansas will take part in Apollo, the fourth phase of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 16.

Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Thirty-nine Kansas high school seniors have been named 2019 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Kansans Can School Redesign Project helping meet needs of all students

Forty-one schools representing 19 districts across Kansas will take part in Apollo, the fourth phase of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 16.

Posted: Apr 9, 2019
Categories: KSDE
Author: Ann Bush

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 185 schools in 98 Kansas public school districts as recipients of the 2018 Challenge Awards.

Posted: Apr 3, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Fourteen Kansas employers have registered for the first Give Back Kansas Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to engage Kansans in employer-supported volunteering. This statewide challenge runs from April 1 through May 31, 2019.

Posted: Mar 15, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

A Blue Ribbon Task Force on Bullying has been created to address school bullying, Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson announced to the Kansas State Board of Education during its March meeting.

Posted: Mar 14, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Nearly half of state’s children qualify for free/reduced-price meals

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is looking for sponsors willing to provide nutritious meals to Kansas children during the summer months.

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