KASB webinar at 12:30 p.m. Monday on tracking Kansas’ major K-12 education issues

KASB Associate Executive Director Mark Tallman will conduct a webinar at 12:30 p.m. Monday to highlight education issues of interest to public school advocates. 

To watch and participate in the webinar, go to KASB Newsmakers. Here is a link to the “Tracking Major K-12 Education Issues, Fall 2017” document that Tallman will review during the webinar and update as developments occur. 

Some of the major items up for study by interim legislative committees and other panels include the new school finance law, how school districts purchase goods and services and employee health insurance. There also is a task force studying the state’s child welfare and foster care systems and a panel working on recommendations to address mental health issues in schools. 

In addition, there are a host of initiatives pushed by President Donald Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other federal issues.

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