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Teachers show commitment to teaching by taking 'field trip' to students' homes

In Tennessee, bridging the student-teacher gap began with a bus ride, but the roles were reversed.

September 10, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


U.S. kids react — hilariously — to international school lunches

When it comes to school lunches from across the globe, a new clip by Cut Video shows not all of them are created equal — in the eyes of U.S. students, at least.

September 10, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Asians paying more for Princeton Review ACT prep than other students

Asian parents pay more for Princeton Review's ACT preparation courses, a new analysis by Pro Publica finds, even when controlling for income. Asians are almost twice as likely as non-Asians to be offered a higher price for the test preparation service, the study found.

September 09, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


One community's promise makes kids' college dreams happen

For the 2015 graduating class of Baldwin Senior High in Baldwin, Michigan, the pursuit of academic excellence started with a promise.

September 09, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Confessions of an elementary school teacher

Whether you are a parent, student or teacher, in some way or another, you are probably saying “goodbye” to summer and “hello” to a brand new school year. Elementary school teachers everywhere are working hard to prepare for a new batch of students. Before they completely “revert” back to “teacher mode,” I thought it would be fun to reminisce of school years gone by, and asked them to reveal classroom confessions, both humorous and heartfelt. Grab an apple, tuck a pencil behind your ear, and try to enjoy “back to school” from a teacher’s point of view. (Names have ...

September 09, 2015 | Lyndsi Frandsen KSL.com | Education


Shirley nominated for state award

Tyler Shirley, Jefferson School physical education teacher, has been nominated by USD 428 for the Kansas Horizon Award. The program is sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education and recognizes first-year teachers for excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms.

September 07, 2015 | | Education


Sistine chairs

Brayden Powell, Great Bend High School freshman and student in Karen Clark's world history class, assumes the role of Michelangelo while learning about the Renaissance. Students taped paper under their desks and laid on their backs while drawing and coloring a picture. This gave them hands-on experience of what the famous artist would have gone through to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

September 07, 2015 | | Education


Musical notes

Great Bend High School graduates who are now in Barton Community College music classes pose for a photo.

September 07, 2015 | | Education


Big Benefit Auction raises nearly $53K

With a smile a mile wide, former Foundation Director Darnell Holopirek fought back grateful tears as hand after hand shot up in the audience to pledge money in honor of Holopirek and her husband, Mel, during the 37th annual Big Benefit Auction on August 22.

September 07, 2015 | | Education


Art According to Humphrey

USD 428 elementary art students of Melissa Watson complete artwork depicting the main character in "The World According to Humphrey." The book is the inaugural One District, One Book reading initiative selection. The program will roll out on Sept. 25 as Superintendent Brad Reed reads the first chapter to K-6th grade students.

September 07, 2015 | | Education


Pell grants expanding to benefit students in unlikely places

The Pell program, which awards grants mostly to undergraduate students receiving conventional college educations, is expanding to benefit non-traditional students in unlikely places.

September 06, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Procrastination pays when it comes to back-to-school shopping

Chances are your kids are back at school. If you haven't finished their back-to-school shopping, you're not alone.

September 06, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Education


Traveling disability exhibit comes to FHSU

Fort Hays State University will host the Ability Ally Initiative on campus Sept. 9-11. The traveling exhibit focuses on awareness and inclusion of people with disabilities.

September 06, 2015 | Randy Gonzales University Relations and Marketing | 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 ruled, after finding that the district had not given him any proper warning and due process.

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 offers degrees to aspiring or current teachers based on their proven competence rather than seat time.

September 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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The Masonic Grand Lodge of Kansas awarded scholarship

The Masonic Grand Lodge of Kansas awarded Colton Potts a $3,000 scholarship for his second-place winning essay in its 2017 essay contest. Potts chose ...

January 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Jared Gumescheimer earns 'Colonel' title

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - Jared Gumescheimer has successfully completed the course in Auctioneering and Auction Sales Management at the Missouri Auction School. Jared is the grandson of ...

January 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students of the Week

November and December Students of the Week at Great Bend High School were treated to lunch recently at Gambino's Pizza. They are, from left ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Ellinwood High/Middle School honor roll

2nd Quarter Honor Roll

January 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend Middle School 2nd Quarter honor roll

A/B Honor Roll

January 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC nursing program accepting applications

The nursing program at Barton Community College is accepting student applications for the 2018-19 academic year until Jan. 31. Those wishing to apply to the ...

January 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBCF 2018-2019 scholarship applications available

Golden Belt Community Foundation provides local college students with a free scholarship search and application process. The goal is simple, to connect students with donors ...

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School Honor Roll

2nd nine weeks honor roll

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School second-quarter honor roll listed

The Great Bend High School second-quarter honor roll is as follows:

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


HMS announces honor rolls

HOISINGTON – The Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. It includes:

January 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


2018 Kansas Horizon Award program recognizes 32 first-year Kansas educators

TOPEKA – Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2018 Kansas Horizon Award program.

January 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Kansas State University awards semester honors to more than 4,000 students

MANHATTAN - A record 4,044 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2017 semester.

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Three state agencies partnering to award scholarships to Kansas high school seniors

TOPEKA - Kansas Securities Commissioner John Wine, State Bank Commissioner Miki Bowman, and Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer announced the opening of the 2018 Kansas Financial ...

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


How to read 100 books this year

My sister-in-law is not the type to brag. So she never would have admitted it herself.

January 11, 2018 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Education


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