science standards

9:12 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Top Morning News 10.16.12

Tuesday Is The Last Day To Register To Vote In Kansas

Tuesday is the Kansas deadline for registering to vote in the upcoming election. Kansans can register to vote at county election offices or online at the Kansas secretary of state’s website. Tomorrow the Sedgwick County Election Office begins mailing advance voting ballots.

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8:35 am
Tue October 16, 2012

KS School Board Reviews Science Standards Work

An illustration of planet Earth.
DonkeyHotey Flickr


State Board of Education members are reviewing the progress of Kansas and other states in drafting common science standards.

The board plans to hear Tuesday afternoon from the state official overseeing work on the standards and from a member of the state’s standards-writing committee.

Kansas is working with 25 other states and the National Research Council on common standards for possible adoption in their public schools.

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