State Board News
State Board agendas and materials can be found at HERE and are usually available the Monday of the week prior to the State Board meeting.
Meetings are also now audio-streamed on KanEd Live. Click on HERE to log on. Prior meetings are also archived for 30 days following the meeting.
KSBE questions items included in HB 2319, default list of multiple measures, controversial comment by Roberts
Update on Ks. Commission II Focus Groups, KEEP Pilot, and history, government, and social studies standards
State Board votes to send letter to Brownback and legislature reminding them of the board's constitutional authority regarding education, aligns assessments to the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards, adopts revised mission and goals
Action taken on QPA Advisory Council recommendations, 2013 Kansas Teacher of the Year, HB 2289 will prohibit Common Core Standards
Board welcomes newly elected and selects leaders, change in Kansas writing assessment
Teach in Kansas Commission II gives status report, Kansas College and Career Ready definition set, cursive writing - teach it!
Bullying survey results, defining college and career ready, credit for JROTC, is cursive writing on the way out
Board clarifies policy on reporting results, most Kansas schools bullying policies "out of compliance"
Economic realities cause student and state assessments to decline for first time since NCLB and AYP, 2011 Presidental Award winners
ESEA waiver to be implemented without student growth tied to evaluation, new CTE law to bring changes
Board sends budget request to Governor; Teaching in Kansas Commission II formed; appointment to Standards Board
ESEA Waiver - inch by inch..., licensure regulation approved and licensure fees set
ESEA Waiver - Proceed, Cautiously; Reappointments Approved; Next Generation Science Standards Draft Available
ESEA Waiver - is it worth it? and professional learning standards adopted
Possible new Professional Learning Standards, Licensure regulation hearing and change in April meeting
Board endorses ESEA waiver, 2012 Kansas Teacher of the Year Team recognized, sends licensure regulation into review
Controversial vote on school finance, ESEA Waiver and meeting dates altered
- December 2011
Board hears Brownback school finance proposal - ESEA waiver request in process - update on 21st Century accreditation model
Board hears Brownback plans for school finance - hold harmless?
- October 2011
NCLB Waivers - The Kansas State Board of Education Votes to Join 39 States Seeking a Waiver, State Report Card
- September 2011
New accreditation framework, 2010 Presidential Award Winners
- August 2011
Kansas schools continue to improve
- July 2011
- June 2011 - Special Edition
- June 2011
- May 2011
- April 2011
- March 2011 - Special Edition
- March 2011
Chappell admonished; McPherson Waiver Approved
- February 2011
2011 KTOY Team, New graduation rate calculations,Bully statement resolution.
- January 2011
Board Selects New Leaders, Other Actions, February Meeting
- December 2010
Hours spent discussing bullying, proposed changes to Licensure Regulations, KEC's final report, outstanding teachers recognized.
- November 2010
New Commissioner speaks, bullying policy tabled, Common Core Standards transition, school funding woes
- October 2010
Feedback needed, Kansas schools continue to show progress, Common Core Standards adopted.
- September 2010
New commissioner announced, dedication of teachers testament to AYP results, federal monies allocations