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Boarding charter school tallies weak results, but critic says test scores tell us nothing

When kids struggle with poverty and neglect at home, can they get a boost at a boarding school? According to a new study of a prominent effort in the nation's capital, the answer is … maybe not.

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Drunkorexia: a new fad on college campuses?

A survey conducted by a psychology professor at the University of Houston suggests alcohol may govern college campus life even more than most people suppose, and it may be affecting the way students eat.

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Newman University honors 2016 graduates

The Newman University Spring 2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies were held on May 14 at Central Community Church. The Undergraduate ceremony was held at 10 a.m. The Graduate ceremony was held at 3 p.m. A total of 258 graduates were recognized.

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


5 jobs with huge pay gaps across the country

Same job, but different pay.

July 07, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


How teachers will benefit from Amazon Inspire: The new online education resources platform

This week, Amazon announced the release of a new online education platform, Amazon Inspire.

July 06, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


New Missouri law requires dyslexia screenings and teacher training on the reading disorder

Missouri students will now be screened for dyslexia under a new law signed by Gov. Jay Nixon. Teachers will now also be required to take two hours of training on recognizing and dealing with dyslexia.

July 06, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Milwaukee dumps well-intentioned but widely panned police-in-the-classroom program

Milwaukee has thought better of a program designed by the city's police department to familiarize teenagers with police practices, improve rapport with the community, and reduce the odds of violent confrontations, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.

July 05, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barton Community College Dean’s List/President’s List

Barton Community College has named 255 students to the Dean's List for the spring 2016 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintained a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Southwest Baptist University has releases honor roll

SBU also has released the Spring 2016 honor roll lists for undergraduate students. Local student on the list is Hunter Middleton, Great Bend, President's List

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Are minority students more likely to prosper when taught by minority teachers?

Before we address the racial achievement gap, a number of education experts now argue, we need to address the racial gap in teachers and administrators in the schools.

June 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Louisiana to mandate cursive education in 3rd through 12th grades

Bucking the Common Core's exclusive reliance on keyboard skills, Louisiana's governor has announced that he will sign a bill requiring that cursive be taught in the state's public schools from 3rd through 12th grade.

June 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


For better or worse, California goes its own way on education, rejecting test- and results-driven mo

In the second go around for California Gov. Jerry Brown, the state's education policy has bucked the national trend toward using standardized testing to evaluate schools and teachers, writes Matt Barnum at The 74, a nonprofit education news site.

June 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why male teachers of color are being incorporated into the classroom

In New York City, just 8 percent of public school teachers are men of color — and Mayor Bill de Blasio is setting out to change that through a new program called NYC Men Teach.

June 29, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Reading makes you more attractive, according to new dating app

Talking about a recent read may be the best way to spark a conversation with a potential mate — at least that is what an analysis of data from the U.K. dating app MyBae suggests.

June 29, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Kansas State University awards graduation honors to more than 480 students

More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees.

June 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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FHSU students attend annual Research Day in Topeka

HAYS – Fort Hays State University students recently joined their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Cyber defenders score high in national competition

MANHATTAN - Team members from the Kansas State University Cyber Defense Club brought home second-place honors in the Spring 2018 National ISEAGE Cyber Defense Competition, Feb ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


K-State students earn fall 2017 degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - Nearly 1,500 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2017. The graduates are from 86 Kansas counties, 40 states and ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU students to attend annual research day in Topeka

HAYS - Fort Hays State University students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research ...

February 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Applications for KEMA Scholarship are being accepted until Feb. 23

The Kansas Emergency Management Association (KEMA) is still accepting applications for the KEMA Scholarship. Two $400 scholarships will be awarded. The application period will be ...

February 10, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton freshman Dorian Lueth to participate in Kansas Intercollegiate Orchestra

Barton freshman Dorian Lueth will participate in the Kansas Intercollegiate Orchestra during the 2018 Kansas Music Educators Association state convention February 22-24 in Wichita. He ...

February 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC nursing program announces secondary application deadline

The nursing program at Barton Community College has announced a secondary deadline accepting student applications for the 18-19 academic year until March 1. Those who ...

February 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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