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  • 2021 Public Education Factbook

    2021 Public Education Factbook0

    Aside from ACT scores, all data in this Fact Book come from official government sources, including local school districts, the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE), and the U.S. Department of Education. All data are the most current available and, unless otherwise noted, span through the 2019-20 academic year. Additional information (including annual historical data) for

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  • Rigorous teacher prep programs and state licensing requirements do not translate into higher student achievement.

    Rigorous teacher prep programs and state licensing requirements do not translate into higher student achievement.0

    The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has a new publication that analyzes the strength of both teacher prep programs and teacher licensure requirements for all the states (plus D.C.).  The report asserts: States’ regulation of teacher preparation programs establishes essential parameters, guiding teacher prep programs to provide the skills and knowledge public school teachers

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  • 2021 Legislator Briefing Book

    2021 Legislator Briefing Book0

    The 2021 version of our Legislator Briefing Book is a quick-reference guide that provides background and perspective on state spending, taxes, education, and general economic conditions. The charts and tables in each section are updated periodically and are available for download in our Tax and Spending media library and the Education media library. KPI 2021READ MORE