education standards

The Kansas Department of Education says overall scores by K-12 students on standardized math and reading tests have slipped this year.

GOP Committee Opposes New Education Standards

Sep 16, 2013

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.

State Board Of Education Adopts Science Standards

Jun 11, 2013

The Kansas state school board has approved new science standards for public schools.

Critics Of Education Standards Voice Concern

May 15, 2013

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.

Kansas is among 46 states that have adopted the national standards; they set academic expectations for students from kindergarten through high school.

The state adopted the standards in 2010, and school districts have begun implementing them in the classrooms and in teacher training.