Kansas

kansasThe state of Kansas, through the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) serves 293 public school districts, 1600 schools, and over 42,800 teachers to provide educational opportunities for over 465,000 public school students. KSDE has developed academic standards and assessments of student performance in mathematics, reading, social studies, science, writing, and English as a second language. The State is currently participation in efforts to adopt high quality, internationally benchmarked common core standards. Additionally, KSDE has standards that specifically address workforce development and career/education preparation.

News

KANSAS’ NEW EDUCATION COMMISSIONER DISCUSSES STUDENTS’ NEED FOR MORE WORKPLACE SKILLS
Next Kansas education commissioner brings listening tour to Kansas City, Kan.

McPherson High School changes graduation requirements

Kansas education commissioner to host community conversations

Kansas’ support to school districts will be cut $127.4 million, Education Department says

Kansas education groups praise ruling on funding

Kansas governor working on pension, school plans

McPherson official named education commissioner

Report: Kansas’ drop in per-student funding fourth biggest since 2008

Efficiency commission approves consolidation study

Kansas lawmakers pass school finance bill merging funding equity with education reforms

School Funding Deal in Kansas Complicates Governor’s Campaign for Re-election

Teachers protest Gov. Sam Brownback at Kansas Statehouse

Kansas working through teacher licensing changes

Kansas Education Board approves teacher regulation

Kansas City area’s digital-age schools hail an education revolution