Education in Kansas

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Education in Kansas is controlled at the primary and secondary school level by the Kansas State Board of Education. Kansas's public colleges and universities are controlled by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Colleges and universities[change | change source]

The Kansas Board of Regents controls thirty-seven public schools. It also allows some private and out-of-state schools to be in Kansas. In Fall 2009, the Kansas's six public universities said they had a total of 93,307 students enrolled.[1]

History[change | change source]

Mechanical engineering students at Kansas State in 1904

The first colleges in Kansas were created by the Kansas Territorial legislature. They were signed by Territorial Governor James W. Denver, on February 9–12, 1858.[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Regents Announce 2009 Enrollment" (English). Retrieved 2010-02-15.[permanent dead link]
  2. Kansas (1858). Private Laws of the Territory of Kansas, 1858. pp. 71–91.
  3. Willard, Julius (May 1945). "Bluemont Central College, The Forerunner of Kansas State College". Kansas Historical Quarterly. Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  4. Jacobson, A. Ryan (May 21, 2006). "Kansas' Oldest College Looks to Future". The Topeka Capitol-Journal. Retrieved 2009-06-02.

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