White Papers
KSDE White Paper on Acceleration Paper explaining the research behind acceleration and the need for schools to evaluation their acceleration practices.
KSDE White Paper on FluencyUpdated 11-19-19White paper explaining what is meant by fluency in the standards with suggestions for teaching fluency in the classroom.
KSDE White Paper on Unpacking the StandardsUpdated 12-10-19Paper written by KSDE describing the risks involved in unpacking the KCCRS.
Orchestrating Mathematical Discourse to Enhance Student Learning White Paper Creating successful classroom environments where every student participates in rigorous discussions.
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Stephen King
STEM Program Manager
(785) 296-1893

Meg Richard
STEM Program Manager
(785) 296-8108



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