Kansas

The National Governors Association is undertaking an effort with Kansas, Louisiana, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington state to help develop high-quality early childhood education systems.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
A case study of a "hybrid learning" program in Wichita, Kan., finds that the district's graduation rate has risen 8 percent since the program began in 1999.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
The Kansas City, Kan., school board has chosen Assistant Superintendent Cynthia Lane to be the next superintendent.
December 16, 2009 – Education Week
The Kansas state board of education has named Diane DeBacker, a veteran Kansas educator, as the interim commissioner of the state education department.
October 21, 2009 – Education Week
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kansas education Commissioner Alexa Posny's appointment as assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services.
October 14, 2009 – Education Week
A budget shortfall in Kansas this year forced legislators to cut about $84 million from the K-12 public school budget for fiscal 2010.
June 17, 2009 – Education Week
Idaho is bracing for deep education cuts, Kansas is working to prevent any, and Alabama is weighing a gambling tax to fund education.
December 17, 2008 – Education Week

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