March 4, 2024

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Tag: Kansas Department of Education

State agencies fail to fully implement multiple audit reccomendations

Several state agencies have failed to fully implement recommendations made by auditors over the last several years. According to a…

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Kansas parents explain the homeschooling surge

K-12 schools in Kansas have lost more than 10,000 students since the beginning of the pandemic, and homeschooling registrations have…

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KASB report is a modern-day Emperor’s New Clothes tale

In Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes, two swindlers arrive at the capital city of an emperor who spends…

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Kansas tries to reduce standards to make achievement look better

The Kansas Department of Education dumbed down achievement standards about 20 years ago under No Child Left Behind, and now…

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Study shows continued growth in homeschooling

Homeschooling continues to grow, according to a recent white paper by researchers at the Pioneer Institute, a Massachusetts think tank…

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Push for more computer science in Kansas classrooms

The Kansas Department of Education is revamping computer science education standards and in doing so, hopes to meet the workforce…

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KS State Aid Per Pupil Soars to Record High

State aid to Kansas public schools topped $4 billion last school year, a record that’s likely to be smashed this…

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