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Indicators Versus Facts: The Philosophy Behind KASB’s Annual Data Surveys

Indicators Versus Facts: The Philosophy Behind KASB’s Annual Data Surveys

Posted Date: 11/23/2021

As Chief Data Officer for KASB, it is my responsibility to manage and oversee all the association’s data assets, in particular the data we collect annually from members. I took on this . . .

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Legislature approves bill aimed at thwarting federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Legislature approves bill aimed at thwarting federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Posted Date: 11/23/2021

The bill was approved 77-34 in the House and 24-11 in the Senate. Gov. Laura Kelly said she would sign it into law. . . .

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  State program helps with rental assistance for those affected by COVID-19

State program helps with rental assistance for those affected by COVID-19

Posted Date: 11/19/2021

Approved applicants are eligible for up to 15 months of past-due or current rent, utility and internet assistance . . .

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Being Brian: Kansas Foundations

Being Brian: Kansas Foundations

Posted Date: 11/18/2021

It has been a whirlwind past couple of weeks in my personal life with the professional transition that just occurred. As I look forward to becoming the Executive Director of KASB, I find myself . . .

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Taking Notes: A different kind of factory

Taking Notes: A different kind of factory

Posted Date: 11/18/2021

Just to emphasize why schools exist, the State Board of Education has adopted a very unfactory-like Kansans Can vision . . .

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Infrastructure law has school funding

Infrastructure law has school funding

Posted Date: 11/17/2021

The $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law Monday by President Joe Biden contains billions of dollars to help K-12 schools. The law allocates $65 billion to expand broadband access, $200 . . .

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Special Committee on Education set to meet Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Special Committee on Education set to meet Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Posted Date: 11/16/2021

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

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KASB Delegate Assembly will vote on legislative priorities Dec. 16

KASB Delegate Assembly will vote on legislative priorities Dec. 16

Posted Date: 11/16/2021

The proposals were developed by KASB’s Legislative Committee to support state education goals for student success . . .

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Emporia's Gutierrez elected to leadership position with KASB

Emporia's Gutierrez elected to leadership position with KASB

Posted Date: 11/16/2021

Gutierrez was elected to the Emporia school board in 2015 and is a graduate of the KASB Leadership for Tomorrow class of 2016-17 . . .

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Special legislative session set for Nov. 22 to resist COVID-19 mandates

Special legislative session set for Nov. 22 to resist COVID-19 mandates

Posted Date: 11/12/2021

The federal vaccine requirement for medium and large employers doesn't apply to school districts . . .

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