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From the Hart Blog – School Appreciation Month

From the Hart Blog – School Appreciation Month

Posted Date: 01/27/2022

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  The great Maya Angelou speaks so much truth in this quote . . .

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KASB legislative update for Wed. Jan. 26

KASB legislative update for Wed. Jan. 26

Posted Date: 01/26/2022

Members of the Kansas Teacher of the Year team visited the Statehouse on Wednesday and asked legislators to trust and support them during these often turbulent times for schools . . .

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Hearings scheduled for six bills in first part of next week could have a major impact on schools

Hearings scheduled for six bills in first part of next week could have a major impact on schools

Posted Date: 01/26/2022

School leaders are encouraged to provide oral or written testimony or share information or concerns about these bills . . .

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KASB legislative update for Tue. Jan. 25

KASB legislative update for Tue. Jan. 25

Posted Date: 01/25/2022

A hearing on HB 2466, the computer science bill, was delayed because debate before the full House on redistricting spilled into the House Education Committee’s meeting time . . .

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KASB legislative update for Mon. Jan. 24

KASB legislative update for Mon. Jan. 24

Posted Date: 01/24/2022

The House K-12 Education Budget Committee held a wide-ranging discussion on critical race theory, diversity and equity training, social and emotional learning and more . . .

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New education-related bills in the Kansas Legislature, Jan. 17-21

New education-related bills in the Kansas Legislature, Jan. 17-21

Posted Date: 01/24/2022

Here are summaries of recently filed legislation . . .

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KASB legislative week in review, Jan. 17-21

KASB legislative week in review, Jan. 17-21

Posted Date: 01/21/2022

Several legislators this week raised concerns over third-grade reading scores, the accreditation process and computer security at schools . . .

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New enrollment data shows schools haven't recovered

New enrollment data shows schools haven't recovered

Posted Date: 01/21/2022

Last school year, the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, public school district enrollment dropped 15,667 students, or 3.2 percent, the most significant enrollment decline since current . . .

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KASB legislative update for Thur. Jan. 20

KASB legislative update for Thur. Jan. 20

Posted Date: 01/20/2022

Members of the Senate Education Committee on Thursday said they want to hear from KASB and other education organizations about what school districts are doing about computer security . . .

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The Angie Address: Confessions of a non-volunteer

The Angie Address: Confessions of a non-volunteer

Posted Date: 01/20/2022

Comedian Mitch Hedberg used to say, “I’m against picketing, but I don’t know how to show it.”  Similarly, I am for volunteering and public service, but I, too, do not know how to show that. I love . . .

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