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Posted: May 31, 2024
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Author: Tamla Miller

The June State Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday June 12 at the State Department of Education building, 900 SW Jackson, Topeka. The event will be live streamed.

LInk to materials https://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=nAV5rtLsgLI%3d&portalid=0

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Posted: May 29, 2024
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TOPEKA — The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars has announced three Kansas seniors have been named as 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars.

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Posted: May 17, 2024
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Author: Tamla Miller

There will be a special meeting of the Kansas State Board of Education at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 24.

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Posted: May 17, 2024
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Members of the Kansas State Board of Education (KSBE) have approved amendments to the Kansas Administrative Regulations (K.A.R.). that govern new minimum high school graduation requirements that will go into effect for the class of 2028, this fall’s incoming freshmen. 

After holding a statutorily required public hearing on May 14 on the proposed amendments to K.A.R. 91-31-35, board members voted to approve the amendments during their meeting the next day on May 15.

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Posted: May 17, 2024
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Members of the Kansas State Board of Education approved amendments to state regulations, K.A.R. 91-31-35, governing minimum graduation requirements during their May business meeting. The new minimum requirements will go into effect this fall for the graduating class of 2028.

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Posted: May 10, 2024
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Author: Tamla Miller

TOPEKA — The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 97 schools as recipients of the 2023 Challenge Awards based on criteria met during the 2022-23 school year.

The awards recognize Kansas schools that are making a notable difference in student achievement despite facing significant challenges in their school population. Since its inception in 2002, more than 1,900 awards have been presented to schools across the state.

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Posted: Apr 24, 2024
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Author: Tamla Miller

The May State Board of Education meeting will be at the Landon board room on Tuesday, May 14 and  Wednesday, May 15 the meeting will be held at the Brown v. the Board of Education Museum in Topeka (1515 SE Monroe Street) in recognition of the 70th anniversary of that historic decision to integrate schools.    

Board material may be accessed through this link

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Posted: Apr 16, 2024
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Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Twenty-one Kansas employers are competing in this year’s Give Back Kansas Challenge, which runs from April 1 through May 31, 2024. The purpose of the challenge is to engage Kansans in employer-supported volunteering.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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Members of the Kansas State Board of Education during their April business meeting signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formally establish the Kansas Advisory Council for Indigenous Education (KACIE). This is a partnership with the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) and the state’s four Native American tribes.

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Posted: Apr 11, 2024
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announced this week that 92 Kansas high school seniors have earned the recognition as 2024 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars. The announcement was made during the Kansas State Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, April 9.

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