Four years ago, the Kansas State Board of education launched its new vision for education – Kansas leads the world in the success of each student. The state board identified key outcomes Kansans said they valued, these outcomes include social-emotional growth, kindergarten readiness, Individual Plans of Study, civic engagement, high school graduation and postsecondary success.
Today we are pleased to announce the launch of the Kansas Can Star Recognition program, designed to recognize districts for success achieved in the individual outcomes areas.
For this very first year, the state is recognizing districts in these areas:
Commissioner’s Award. Exceeding predicted postsecondary effectiveness rates
Kansans Can Star Recognition (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Copper) for
Academically Prepared for Postsecondary Success
High School Gradation
USD 108 Washington County Schools were presented with the following awards for this first year:
Postsecondary Effectiveness: Silver
Graduation Rate: Gold
Commissioner’s Award Honors
Please join us in applauding these awards that have been earned!
It is a great day to be a Tiger. Be Tiger Strong!