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Parents Bill of Right Act (H.R.5) Passes House, Moves to Senate

Parents Bill of Right Act (H.R.5) Passes House, Moves to Senate

Posted Date: 03/30/2023

As state legislators in Topeka debate proposed parent's rights legislation, a similar discussion is underway in Washington, D.C.  H.R. 5, the Parents Bill of Rights Act, establishes a parent's . . .

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March Student Success News

March Student Success News

Posted Date: 03/27/2023

The Kansans Can vision for student success focuses on multiple areas that prepare students to be successful adults, including kindergarten readiness, fundamental academic skills, health and safety, . . .

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Being Brian: Fitting the Puzzle Pieces Together

Being Brian: Fitting the Puzzle Pieces Together

Posted Date: 03/27/2023

Even in the best of times, many school districts nationwide have struggled to staff their classrooms with the teachers they need. As we all struggle with the aftereffects of a global pandemic, it is . . .

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Hillsboro Elementary Students Exceed Standards Through Individualized Approach

Hillsboro Elementary Students Exceed Standards Through Individualized Approach

Posted Date: 03/21/2023

Hillsboro Elementary School was one of two Kansas schools honored this year as an Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished School for positive educational advances and outstanding . . .

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Internal Assessment Leads to Impressive Improvements in Ingalls District

Internal Assessment Leads to Impressive Improvements in Ingalls District

Posted Date: 03/16/2023

Ingalls USD 477 is a 230-student, 1A high school district in southwest Kansas, midway between Dodge City and Garden City. It's one of the smaller school districts in Kansas, but Education . . .

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Reinventing Kansas Schools

Reinventing Kansas Schools

Posted Date: 03/15/2023

In a recent column headlined “America should be in the middle of a schools revolution,” author David Brooks cited a series of “alarming statistics” that he argued should make this a moment of . . .

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KASB Announces the 2023 Leadership for Tomorrow Class

KASB Announces the 2023 Leadership for Tomorrow Class

Posted Date: 03/14/2023

The Kansas Association of School Boards is pleased to announce its Leadership for Tomorrow Class of 2023. . . .

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State Board, Regents seek concurrent enrollment agreement

State Board, Regents seek concurrent enrollment agreement

Posted Date: 03/08/2023

In February, the State Board of Education adopted a resolution developed with the State Board of Regents that encourages high schools to accept specific concurrent or dual enrollment courses to meet . . .

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Governor's Education Council Supports Expanding Student Credentials

Governor's Education Council Supports Expanding Student Credentials

Posted Date: 02/20/2023

Gov. Laura Kelly's Council on Education has presented her its final 2022 report, with recommendations to increase the number of students who graduate from the K-12 system with more credentials than . . .

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State Board Begins Process of Updating Graduation Requirements

State Board Begins Process of Updating Graduation Requirements

Posted Date: 02/17/2023

The Kansas State Board of Education discussed a range of business items on Tuesday, February 14, including a start on language for new high school graduation regulations, before holding a planning . . .

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