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State education board to meet this week

March 6, 2011


— The Kansas State Board of Education meets this week to review education legislation.

Topics on the agenda include a discussion of Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget recommendations for the state’s Department of Education and its schools for deaf and blind students.

The board also will talk about what the National Association of State Boards of Education thinks about the reauthorization of the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

In advance of the meeting, the board is planning a retreat Monday at the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library. Their meeting will start Tuesday at the Kansas State Education Building in Topeka.

On Wednesday morning, the board will head to Olathe to visit the Kansas State School for the Deaf. They’ll visit the Kansas State School for the Blind in the afternoon.


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