- Interim Kansas Chief Named:. // Education Week;10/21/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p5
The article announces that veteran Kansas educator, Diane DeBacker, has been appointed the interim commissioner of the Kansas education department.
- Why NOT Visual Culture? Villaneuve, Pat // Art Education;Mar2003, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p4
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- Celebrate Kansas Beef Day during School Lunch Week. // High Plains Journal;1/27/2014, Vol. 132 Issue 4, p27B
The article offers information on Kansas Beef Day celebration in Kansas on January 27, 2014 as part of the Kansas School Lunch Week from January 27-31, 2014, participated by Kansas Beef Council (KBC), Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE).
- Statewide Program. Harap, Henry; Delay, Glenn A. // Educational Leadership;Mar1947, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p416
Reports on the inauguration of the Kansas State Department of Education in 1946. Information about a statewide curriculum conference organized in Kansas; Discussion on the fundamentals of curriculum development; Appreciation of the basic principles of education relating to child growth and...
- Determining the Complexity of Contemporary Texts. McLaughlin, Maureen; Overturf, Brenda J. // Reading Today;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses how to determine the complexity of contemporary texts that support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It says that the CCSS consists of a three-part model in determining text complexity such as qualitative dimensions, quantitative dimensions, as well as reader and task...
- OSEP Director Posny Speaks on IDEA at Convention. // ASHA Leader;11/7/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 15, p27
The article talks about Alexa Posny, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) for the United States Department of Education. Posny will be a guest speaker at the 2006 American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) annual convention. Her job responsibilities include...
- Kan. District Admits Student With Herpes After Year of Debate. // Education Week;1/11/1984, Vol. 3 Issue 16, p3
The article reports that a school board in Emporia, Kansas has agreed to enroll a handicapped 4-year-old student who contracted herpes as an infant. The girl's parents had asked that their daughter be admitted to a preschool program for handicapped children which the district turned down. The...
- Brownback Supports School Funding Order. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;3/21/2014, Vol. 123 Issue F312, p1
The article presents the views of Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas, regarding compliance with the U.S Supreme Court's order to increase funding for schools. Topics discussed include funding disparities due to reductions in state' aid to poorer districts, the Kansas Department of Education's...
- Kansas Supreme Court Rules School Funding Unconstitutional. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;3/10/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34072, p1
The article focuses on the rulings of the Kansas Supreme Court as per which it upheld district and appeals court rulings which states that lawmakers must increase funding for public schools in order to comply with the constitution of Kansas. It mentions that the ruling applies to other states...