Student Performance

Topeka — The Kansas State Board of Education will take the first official step on Tuesday toward implementing sweeping changes in the way public schools in the state are accredited and held accountable for making sure students receive an adequate education.

During its regular monthly meeting, the 10-member board will officially receive a proposed set of new regulations that represent the first overhaul of an accreditation system that has been in place since 1992, known as Quality Performance Accreditation, or QPA.

A legislative effort to ban Kansas’ standards for teaching math and English has resurfaced in the Legislature for a fourth year in a row.
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Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
By Celia Llopis-Jepsen