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KDHE can help school districts with COVID-19 testing strategies

KDHE can help school districts with COVID-19 testing strategies

Posted Date: 09/17/2021

Test to know, test to stay and learn and test to stay, play and participate are available to help schools . . .

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Students may compete in essay contest presented by Kansas State Treasurer

Students may compete in essay contest presented by Kansas State Treasurer

Posted Date: 09/16/2021

The two questions are: What does the Kansas State Treasurer do, and if you had $1 million, what would you do with it? . . .

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Passing Thoughts: Let's Talk

Passing Thoughts: Let's Talk

Posted Date: 09/16/2021

Director of Member Engagement Austin Harris shares his passing thoughts on the growing need for active listening and better conversations in our increasingly divided world. . . .

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Education leaders looking at requiring completion of FAFSA to graduate high school

Education leaders looking at requiring completion of FAFSA to graduate high school

Posted Date: 09/15/2021

They also are looking at providing 15 hours of post-secondary credit free during high school and eliminating geographic boundaries to attend community colleges . . .

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Interim committee on education funding, achievement established

Interim committee on education funding, achievement established

Posted Date: 09/15/2021

The request for the committee was made by state Rep. Kristey Williams, R-Augusta, who chairs the House K-12 Education Budget Committee. . . .

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50 communities, 50 conversations, 5 ideas from the Kansans Can Tour

50 communities, 50 conversations, 5 ideas from the Kansans Can Tour

Posted Date: 09/15/2021

Some thoughts on next steps for improving student success. . . .

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KASB offering two in-person, two online meetings for input on legislative issues

KASB offering two in-person, two online meetings for input on legislative issues

Posted Date: 09/13/2021

The Legislative Committee is seeking feedback on the Draft KASB State Resolutions for 2022 topics and issues that have grabbed recent headlines . . .

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Gov. Kelly encourages Safer Classrooms Workgroup during first meeting

Gov. Kelly encourages Safer Classrooms Workgroup during first meeting

Posted Date: 09/13/2021

The pandemic in Kansas, like in much of the country, is worsening because of the delta variant attacking mostly those who are not vaccinated . . .

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State Board of Education, Kansas Board of Regents to hold joint meeting

State Board of Education, Kansas Board of Regents to hold joint meeting

Posted Date: 09/13/2021

The two boards will discuss recent education developments in both K-12 and higher education . . .

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Newly-formed Safer Classrooms Workgroup to hold inital meeting Monday; hear from Kelly, Watson

Newly-formed Safer Classrooms Workgroup to hold inital meeting Monday; hear from Kelly, Watson

Posted Date: 09/10/2021

The governor says the group will work with educators, parents and advocates to promote health and safety in schools . . .

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