education standards http://kmuw.org en Kansas Standardized Test Scores Fall http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-standardized-test-scores-fall <p>The Kansas Department of Education says overall scores by K-12 students on standardized math and reading tests have slipped this year. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:43:08 +0000 Associated Press 26210 at http://kmuw.org GOP Committee Opposes New Education Standards http://kmuw.org/post/gop-committee-opposes-new-education-standards <p></p><p>The Kansas Republican Party's central committee is taking a stand against new standards approved by the state Board of Education for teaching math, English and science. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:44:30 +0000 Associated Press 23530 at http://kmuw.org State Board Of Education Adopts Science Standards http://kmuw.org/post/state-board-education-adopts-science-standards <p></p><p>The Kansas state school board has approved new science standards for public schools. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 22:46:26 +0000 Associated Press 18709 at http://kmuw.org Critics Of Education Standards Voice Concern http://kmuw.org/post/critics-education-standards-voice-concern <p>Critics of the Kansas Board of Education's decision to adopt national standards for math and reading urged the board to reconsider its decision Tuesday<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span><br><br>Kansas is among 46 states that have adopted the national standards; they set academic expectations for students from kindergarten through high school.<br><br>The state adopted the standards in 2010, and school districts have begun implementing them in the classrooms and in teacher training.<br> Wed, 15 May 2013 11:58:02 +0000 Associated Press 17255 at http://kmuw.org