June 15, 2024

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Tag: Randy Watson

KSDE: evidence shows students are negatively impacted by a 4-day school week

There is a growing trend in small school districts to go to a 4-day school week, which, unfortunately, is another…

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Claiming Level 2 is on track for college/career is dumbing down standards

Some education officials in Kansas are trying to make parents believe that scores in Level 2 on the state assessment…

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KS education commissioner claims ‘proficient’ is a made-up term

Kansas education commissioner Randy Watson earlier this week told the State Board of Education that “proficient is a made-up term…

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Really, KSDE? Bragging about a record grade inflation rate?

The Kansas Department of Education conducted a fifty-city “Kansans Can Success Tour” in 2021 that felt like high school pep…

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KSDE, state board cover up disappointing 2022 state assessment results

You might expect that Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson would give the Kansas Board of Education a detailed analysis…

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State Board of Education discusses changes in high school graduation requirements

The Kansas State Board of Education continued its review this month on a proposal to alter high school graduation requirements…

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KSDE shirks responsibility to school districts, promotes KASB membership

The Kansas Department of Education purports to be a “dedicated service agency” that provides leadership, resources, and support.  But like…

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Threat of mask-related accreditation loss appears to be bogus

The latest mask mandate excuse from education officials – ‘we have to follow county orders or we will lose accreditation’…

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Evidence of critical race theory in Olathe schools

Just as Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson argued to the State Board of Education that Critical Race Theory is not…

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KSDE denial of critical race theory is just another fairy tale

The rapidly growing backlash against critical race theory yesterday prompted the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) to deny that CRT…

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Alarming trends suggest undereducated future Kansas workforce

Recent high school graduates set aside plans to attend technical school, community college, and university last year, slowing entry to…

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