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Franklin to speak at Sterling College convocation

The Black History Month Convocation at Sterling College has featured many examples of present-day leaders, and Dr. Bernard Franklin is no exception. Franklin is the president at Junior Achievement of Middle America, special assistant to the vice president for student life at Kansas State University, and president and chief imagineering associate at the Center for Imagineering Leadership. He will give a speech titled, "Are You Being Transformed?" at Sterling College at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, in the newly renovated Culbertson Auditorium. The public is invited to attend this free event.

February 16, 2014 | | Education


KU to honor 58 seniors from five Central Kansas county high schools

Students from 12 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 19, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. The event was originally scheduled for Feb. 5, but it was postponed because of the winter storm.

February 16, 2014 | | Education




Balancing Act

There may be no pleasing everyone all of the time, but that doesn't stop Karl Sprague from trying.

February 07, 2014 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Above and Beyond

February 07, 2014 | | Education


Kansas Bar Association scholarship contest

The Southwest Kansas Bar Association is sponsoring its annual scholarship essay contest for all qualified seniors attending a high school in the 29 county area served by the Association.

February 02, 2014 | | Education


KU to honor 58 seniors from five Central Kansas high schools

Students from 12 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 5, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

February 02, 2014 | | Education


Tragedy to Triumph: Barton GED success story

Life for Debbie Tomlinson was not easy growing up. Her mother died of lung cancer when she was young and she moved to Kansas from California with her abusive, alcoholic father. She was beaten often and at the age of 15 she was kicked out of her house. She bounced around from home to home and eventually wound up married and pregnant at the age of 17. The lack of her home life stability coupled with her pregnancy caused her to drop out of high school, a decision she immediately regretted.

January 31, 2014 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | Education


University awards semester honors to more than 3,500 students

MANHATTAN – More than 3,500 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2013 semester.

January 31, 2014 | | Education


Central Kansas Christian Academy 4th through 8th grade first semester honor roll

Principals Honor Roll (Straight A's or 4.0 GPA): Jaci Guthrie, Collin Hammond, Evan Hammond, Christopher Schenk

January 26, 2014 | | Education


“Words and Music from Broadway Today” at Sterling College January 21

Wilson Hall is ringing with voices as Sterling College students prepare for the first show of the semester. "Words and Music from Broadway Today" will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1, in Cornerstone in the Student Union.

January 26, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend Middle School 2nd-9 Weeks Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll

January 19, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend High School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

January 19, 2014 | | Education


BCC Honor Roll

Barton Community College has named 239 students to the President's List for the fall 2013 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 4.0 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.

January 19, 2014 | | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation scholarship application now available

Each year the Golden Belt Community Foundation helps students realize their dreams with scholarships made possible through the generosity of caring donors.

January 19, 2014 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


N.J. teacher keeps job after being late 111 times in 2 years

A New Jersey teacher who earns $90,000 a year can keep his job after being late 111 times over a two-year stretch, an arbitrator ...

September 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: The case for competency-based college education

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation turned heads in education circles last month when it announced a partnership with MIT for an education graduate program that will ...

September 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American smarties call these 10 cities home

The brightest Americans' choices in where they call home play a large role in bolstering local economies and quality of life for all residents, according ...

September 01, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Quiz: Can you define Oxford Dictionaries' newest entries?

Language traditionalists beware: Trying to define some of Oxford Dictionaries' newest entries might make you "rage-quit."

August 31, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Do Americans support standardized testing? It depends on how you ask the question

Americans are sharply divided on standardized testing and many other hot button educational issues, two new back-to-school public opinion polls find. But which way they ...

August 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barber's haircut-story swap shows students the importance of reading

An Iowa barber made a slight tweak to his business model when offering children back-to-school haircuts.

August 27, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


What keeps teachers from staying in the field might surprise you

Public school teachers encourage students to dig deep when learning class curriculum, but it turns out, educators must also dig deep into their own wallets ...

August 27, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Yale and other Ivy League schools under fire for hoarding hedge funds, paying managers

A University of San Diego law professor took to the New York Times last week to challenge the tax-exempt status granted to enormous Ivy League ...

August 27, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Prestigious law degrees provide career ‘insurance,’ study says

When a law firm goes bankrupt and partners are forced to seek new jobs, the graduates of elite law schools, despite having earned their degrees ...

August 25, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


GOP candidates scramble to distinctions and base appeal at education summit

Chris Christie is still swinging; Ohio Gov. John Kasich changed his mind after 20 years; and Jeb Bush wants to privatize everything. Those are some ...

August 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


7 reasons you should homeschool your kids

Another school year is just getting started. If you are dreading sending your kids back to school, maybe now is a good time to consider ...

August 23, 2015 | Lisa Robbins FamilyShare | Education


Why some states can and others can't desegregate schools

Despite more than a half century court rulings and federal laws mandating integrated schools, American schools remain racially segregated.

August 23, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


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