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 State Board to hold special Saturday meeting on federal issues (4/20/2017) 
   The State Board of Education will meet with U.S. Senator Jerry Moran at 9 a.m. on Saturday to discuss federal education issues.
 Coalition of Innovative School Districts updates State Board of Education (4/19/2017) 
   The Kansas State Board of Education received its bi-annual report from the Coalition of Innovative School Districts during its regular April meeting Tuesday in Topeka.
 Tom Brady and the false expectation of test scores (4/18/2017) 
   KASB Executive Director John Heim's most recent blog uses the NFL Draft as an analogy to explain why the State Board of Education is right to ask us to judge kids on their accomplishments rather than their test scores.
 State Board of Education to consider specialized certificates (4/17/2017) 
   The State Board of Education is scheduled to vote on whether to renew specialized certificates for 15 instructors to teach for Kansas City USD 500.
 KASB now accepting breakout session proposals for 2017 Annual Conference (4/14/2017) 
   KASB is proud to provide the highest quality educational leadership for boards of education in Kansas.
 In Your School Board Review: President’s Message — In school finance, our children need us to be the (4/11/2017) 
   The Kansas Supreme Court’s decision in the Gannon school finance case reaffirmed what most of us always knew — the block grant funding system was a school finance method that failed to respond to the needs of our Kansas public schools and students.
 KASB Statement: Good start on school funding; now finish the job (4/10/2017) 
   The regular session of the Kansas Legislature has made a good start on addressing funding for Kansas public schools. But there is a great deal of important work that must be completed when Legislators return for the wrap-up session on May 1 to help m
 KASB: Good start on school funding; now finish the job (4/10/2017) 
   The KASB board of directors believes the school finance plan developed by a bi-partisan group of the House K-12 Education Budget Committee represents a good start on school funding.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (4/7/2017) 
   The Kansas Legislature adjourned the regular session, leaving school finance, taxes, budget and KPERS issues to be decided during the wrap up session that starts May 1.
 Special: KSDE posts documents on House committee school finance plan (4/6/2017) 
   The Kansas State Department of Education has released on its website a description of House Bill 2410 as tentatively recommended by the House K-12 Education Budget Committee, with a spreadsheet showing the impact for individual districts next year.
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