Kansas officials announce effort to redesign public schools
August 10, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials have chosen seven school districts to participate in an effort to improve public education.
The Kansas Board of Education announced the districts participating in the Kansans Can School Redesign program Tuesday. The districts were picked out of nearly 30 applicants, the Kansas City Star reported .
"The schools we are about to announce have already started breaking some of the outdated education models that have been entrenched in schools for decades," said Jay Scott, a secondary school redesign specialist with the state's education department.