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U.S. Education Department approves Kansas' school plan to spend federal COVID-19 relief

U.S. Education Department approves Kansas' school plan to spend federal COVID-19 relief

Posted Date: 07/23/2021

Watson: Addressing student academic learning loss as well as the loss of social-emotional connections created by the pandemic has to be our immediate focus . . .

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New guidance available to help students transition from high school to higher ed

New guidance available to help students transition from high school to higher ed

Posted Date: 07/22/2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, fall 2020 college enrollment dropped seven percent, with low-income high schools and high-minority high schools down 11 percent and 10 percent respectively . . .

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KASB releases guidance on localizing response to CRT, curricular questions

KASB releases guidance on localizing response to CRT, curricular questions

Posted Date: 07/21/2021

The document explains how curriculum is established and recommends policies and procedures for districts to use in setting curriculum that will achieve local and state educational goals . . .

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Kansas budget update shows K-12 aid continues slightly over half of state general fund

Kansas budget update shows K-12 aid continues slightly over half of state general fund

Posted Date: 07/20/2021

Since Kansas phased in a new school finance system between 1992 and 1994, school funding has consistently averaged about 50 percent of the state general fund . . .

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