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This month, the State Board will meet on a Thursday-Friday schedule, April 16 and 17, in Topeka. The agenda is viewable from the Board tab, under "Agendas, Meeting Dates and Minutes."


The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has offered to host an informational review of education privacy efforts in Kansas, including a look at what other states are doing and what’s happening on the national level. This will take place the afternoon of the State Board’s Friday, April 17th meeting. NASBE's Director of Education Data and Technology Amelia Vance will lead the session.


Below are electronic versions of the 12-week series of informational postcards presented to the legislature this session. The theme is "Kansas College and Career Ready."
A New Era of Leadership        Week 1

Statewide Vision Tour             Week 2 

State Board Members             Week 3

College & Career Ready         Week 4

Teacher of the Year Team      Week 5

Join the Conversation!            Week 6

Individual Plans of Study         Week 7

Nat'l Blue Ribbon Schools       Week 8

Kansas Assessments              Week 9

Innovative Districts                  Week 10

Education & Industry               Week 11

Stronger Together                   Week 12







Board Secretary
Peggy Hill

Board Member Contact Information (PDF)

Kansas State Board of Education Live Media Stream

Next Meeting
4/16/2015 Thursday
4/17/2015 Friday

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