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50 years after landmark study, education gaps remain large

Every Saturday morning, a crowd of adults — some alone, others with toddlers in tow — squeeze into a classroom in the heart of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood to study better parenting at Baby College.

October 06, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Great Bend

Eleven area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $2,750 at the Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club's alumni/student tailgate party Sept. 22 in Great Bend.

October 01, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton Community College Foundation awards scholarships

The Barton Community College Foundation presents scholarships each year from funds received through its fundraising events, endowments and annual scholarship gifts. For the 2015-16 academic year, the Foundation has selected the following students (listed by hometown) for scholarship offers:

October 01, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Why student intervention is the perfect bullying antidote

Rather than feel sorry for herself, 16-year-old junior Natalie Hampton decided to do something about the bullying she was experiencing at school.

September 26, 2016 | Seth Olson Deseret News | Education


Why some elementary schools and teachers are nixing homework

Do elementary kids in America need homework to learn? Apparently not, according to research and new approaches by grade school teachers across the country.

September 25, 2016 | Seth Olson Deseret News | Education


146 Kansas State University students receive 2016-17 Legacy Scholarships

Recipients of the K-State Alumni Association's Legacy Scholarships were recognized during a presentation at the Kansas State University football game in Manhattan on Sept. 17.

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Spare family named Kansas State University’s 2016 Family of the Year

MANHATTAN - In 139 combined years of attendance at Kansas State University, the Spare family has been involved in academics, campus activities, athletics and overseas learning. Now, they will continue their legacy as the university's family of the year.

September 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Why this public school district might close every one of its high schools

A proposed education plan calling for the closure of all four public high schools in Erie, Pennsylvania, is causing a stir, with the district's superintendent suggesting that officials instead bus current students to wealthier suburban schools.

September 21, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Education


Collapse of for-profit giant ITT Tech leaves high school students in the lurch, too.

Just as classes were about to start earlier this month, the widely advertised ITT Tech, a for-profit technical college, left 35,000 college students at 127 campuses scrambling for new plans after it announced it was closing down under pressure from the Department of Education.

September 20, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Great Bend USD 428 calendar

The following events are on the Great Bend USD 428 calendar for this week and beyond.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend USD 428 Site Councils

Great Bend USD 428 principals submitted names of recommended 2016-2017 Site Council members for their schools. The following individuals were approved at last Monday's school board meeting.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Wells Fargo touches nerve with ad campaign pitting science against the arts

Wells Fargo has apologized after taking flak for an advertisement that suggested students would be more "ready for tomorrow" if they pursued botany or engineering rather than ballet or acting, the Daily Mail reports.

September 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Making college visits more affordable

For many families, September means the start of college and, with it, the responsibility of paying tuition and other expenses.

September 12, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Education


The bus stops here

For a district that doesn't bus students to and from school, USD 428 buses sure see a lot of action.

September 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


College and Career Readiness

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson recently traveled around Kansas and asked "When you think of a successful 24 year old Kansan, what are the skills, attributes and characteristics that that person has?" In looking at the responses, Watson noticed that 70% of the responses given were about character. Watson said "What makes up success, are those non-academic skills."

September 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Mulch receives Cliff Dipman Internship Award

MANHATTAN - Kenneth "Cole" Mulch, junior in Golf Course Management at K-State, received the KGCSA Cliff Dipman Internship Award for 2018. He will be interning this ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Sarah Niederee selected for Blue Key Honor Society

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University has selected the 2018-2019 Blue Key class. The 17 members will have the special opportunity to spend their senior year serving ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas winners of KidWind qualify for national competition

MANHATTAN – Seventeen teams from eight schools competed in the ultimate wind energy learning experience Friday, April 6, at Kansas State University. Sterling High School's ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Former Great Bend resident Niederee being honored by K-State’s Blue Key

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University's Blue Key Senior Honorary has named former Great Bend resident Katie Niederee as its outstanding alumnus.

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hoisington’s Wilborn receives NSF honor

MANHATTAN - Six current Kansas State University students and two alumni are among the National Science Foundation's 2018 Graduate Research Fellows and honorable mentions.

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Emma Reif wins SAR essay contest

HOISINGTON - The Sons of the Plains chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has selected Emma Reif, sophomore at Hoisington High School, the winner ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Scholarship presentation

April 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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