February 13, 2016

Schools to be graded differently next year

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Kansas schools will be evaluated differently next year, Christy Ziegler, executive director of educational services, told board members on Monday night. She presented USD 231 data for state assessment tests. The preliminary data shows that students in the Gardner Edgerton School District tested well this year with 96.7 percent of students meeting Continue Reading

Districts await curriculm changes

Danedri Thompson submissions@gardnernews.com Kansas will seek a federal waiver from 2014 No Child Left Behind deadlines that require all Kansas students pass standardized reading and math proficiency tests, but local school districts aren’t sure what changes, if any, a waiver might bring to district curriculums. “There’s a lot of general information that’s been put out, Continue Reading

Districts await possible curriculm changes

Danedri Thompson submissions@gardnernews.com Kansas will seek a federal waiver from 2014 No Child Left Behind deadlines that require all Kansas students pass standardized reading and math proficiency tests, but local school districts aren’t sure what changes, if any, a waiver might bring to district curriculums. “There’s a lot of general information that’s been put out, Continue Reading