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A big issue for parents was ignored in Wednesday's GOP debate

There was a lot said during Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate. Candidates opened up about national security, foreign policy and taxation, according to The Atlantic, and spent a bulk of the three-hour debate sparring with each other.

September 18, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


This former student earned a 4.0 GPA — but pass/fail classes could've helped with her only regret

Rachael Larimore maintained a 4.0 GPA and garnered 12 varsity sports letters during high school — but whenever she struggles to use a camera at vacations or sporting events, she does have some regret about her experience as a student, she wrote for Slate.

September 17, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Why you shouldn't care that SAT scores are stagnating, and what they don't mean about American educa

SAT scores for 2014 hit their lowest mark in the past 10 years, the College Board reports, leading some observers to fear that a decade of school reforms have amounted to little.

September 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Students still flock to private colleges despite 'scarily high tuition prices'

When Becca Arbacher chose to attend a private college, she made a choice different from 80 percent of her peers, according to NPR.

September 16, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Teens are using this calculator app for something other than math class, and it's worrying parents

Parents who hope their child is using a calculator to do better in math class might be getting fooled, according to BuzzFeed.

September 15, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Washington State Supreme Court rules charter schools violate state constitution

After deliberating for nearly a year, and waiting until two weeks after school started, the Washington State Supreme Court struck down a charter school law narrowly approved by voters in 2012.

September 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Sen. Moran accepting applications for Spring 2016 internships

Positions available in Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices

September 13, 2015 | | Education


Ignorance isn't just bliss, it's key to expanding your knowledge

Embracing ignorance is the key to expanding knowledge, argues the author of a new book on ignorance, writing in the New York Times.

September 12, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


When learning to code is cooler than learning French

"Code me some Java" is the new "como se llama."

September 12, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards local grant

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - On Thursday, Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Eisenhower Elementary School in Great Bend a $2,500 grant to support its VIP Lunch Club program. The local grant is part of over $4 million awarded on Sept. 10 to approximately 870 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the across the 43 states Dollar General serves.

September 11, 2015 | | Education


ACLU sues to stop Nevada's education savings accounts program

A new Nevada law that would create educational savings accounts that parents could use to mix and match educational needs has come under fire, with the ACLU filing a lawsuit alleging that parents who choose to use those funds to pay tuition at religious schools would be violating the state's Blaine Amendment.

September 11, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Watch this video to see back-to-school 'though the eyes of a kindergartner'

Entering kindergarten is an early milestone in a person's life, and a Missouri father didn't want to miss his daughter's first day, according to Daily Mail.

September 10, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Meet the retirees and preschool children who live together

What happens when elderly Americans and preschoolers share a building?

September 10, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Americans vote no to Common Core but yes to tougher standards

Two separate polls revealed Americans want more rigorous standards, just not by way of the Common Core.

September 10, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


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


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BCSO offers Carry Conceal class

The Barton County Sheriff's Office is offering the Handgun Safety Training Course required as the first part of the Carry Concealed Handgun License application ...

May 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Sterling graduates 125 on May 12

STERLING - Friends and family gathered on East Cooper Lawn at Sterling College on Saturday morning, May 12, to celebrate with 125 graduates for their achievements ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Ottawa University announces 2018 graduates

OTTAWA - On May 5, 327 students from the Overland Park campus of Ottawa University were presented with their degrees from Ottawa University during the 153rd ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton County Farm Bureau Association 2018 scholarship winners

Barton County Farm Bureau has award two area seniors, whose parents are Barton County Farm Bureau members, each with a $500 scholarship.

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Claflin Community scholarships awarded

CLAFLIN – The Community Scholarship Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 19 graduates and 16 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Phi Kappa Phi selects new members for academic excellence

MANHATTAN - Nearly 150 Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor society.

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


University announces spring 2018 candidates for degree

LAWRENCE - The names of more than 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring - representing 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states ...

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Largest KAMS class ever at FHSU honored in completion ceremony

HAYS – Thirty-two students were recognized in a high school commencement ceremony May 5 at Fort Hays State University.

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Memorial for Fallen Educators

EMPORIA - The memorial to fallen educators located at the National Teacher Hall of Fame is now the National Memorial to Fallen Educators. On April 30 ...

May 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hoisington Forensics students receive letters at awards banquet

HOISINGTON - At the 3A State Championship Forensic Tournament, four Hoisington High School students advanced in competition. Garrett Dykes placed ninth out of 49 in humorous ...

May 11, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


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