Kansans Can School Redesign project aims to prepare students for life

Aug 9, 2017 by

By 2020, nearly three-quarters of all jobs in Kansas will require training or classwork beyond a high school diploma.

So why are we still measuring school success rates by how well students perform on standardized tests? Or by whether they simply graduate from high school?

Kansas education officials asked those questions of parents and business leaders and came up with some answers.

The result was announced Tuesday. Two schools in Olathe are among 14 statewide that will be part of a new initiative, the Kansans Can School Redesign project.

 

Source: Kansans Can School Redesign project aims to prepare students for life | The Kansas City Star

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