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Student ambassadors start season with historic tour

ELLINWOOD – The Ellinwood Sunflower Bank Community Ambassadors kicked off their first session with a field trip to Ellinwood's 1894 Hotel Wolf which housed Starr Antiques and has been a cornerstone business in Ellinwood for over 35 years. The Hotel is directly over a portion of the old Ellinwood Underground World and has a rich history of Ellinwood.

September 19, 2014 | | Education

Local student among KU Law School Dean’s Fellows

LAWRENCE - Nine students at the University of Kansas School of Law, including one from Great Bend, have been chosen as Dean's Fellows for the 2014-15 academic year.

September 12, 2014 | | Education

87th Kansas State FFA Convention

September 07, 2014 | | Education

Barton automotive tech Ray Rodriguez takes control of his career

More than a decade removed from high school with four kids and a wife to support and no career prospects, 32-year-old Rey Rodriguez turned to Barton Community College's Automotive Technician program to change his life.

September 05, 2014 | | Education

UWCK poster winners

August 31, 2014 | | Education

GED orientation classes starting

Barton Community College's Center for Adult Education will start its 9-week GED Preparation Class this Tuesday.

August 29, 2014 | | Education

‘Hello, Dolly!’ to open Felten-Start Theatre’s 50th season; ‘Figaro’ will close it

Dolly, Vanya, Sonia, Masha, Spike and Figaro will be on hand to help Fort Hays State University celebrate Felten-Start Theatre's 50 years of performances.

August 24, 2014 | | Education

A new page: Faculty members develop alternative textbooks to save students money, incorporate new te

Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs.

August 24, 2014 | | Education

Kansas 2014 ACT college readiness scores rebound

The percentage of Kansas high school graduates meeting college readiness benchmarks in all areas measured on the ACT college entrance exam, increased for the fourth year in a row, and the average composite score recorded its largest increase since 2011.

August 24, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Education

Barton Stuffs the Bus

Barton Community College representatives lent a helping hand Wednesday during the Stuff the Bus donation campaign for United Way of Central Kansas.

August 22, 2014 | | Education

Kansas Masonic Foundation to host 31st All-State High School Marching Band

The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc. has announced plans to present the 31st annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band and corresponding band camp at Pittsburg State University (PSU), July 22 – 26.

July 20, 2014 | | Education

Spring 2014 College of Business, Entrepreneurship Honor Scholars named at FHSU

Spring 2014 4.0 Honor Scholars have been announced for Fort Hays State University's College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

July 06, 2014 | | Education

Tory Arnberger elected to National Leadership Conference

Tory Arnberger, majoring in Business Education and Tourism & Hospitality Management at Fort Hays State University, was elected to serve the National Officer Team as the Mountain Plains Region Vice President at the National Leadership Conference for Phi Beta Lambda. She will hold this position for the 2014-2015 school year. Her responsibilities include assisting the president in the promotion and development of PBL in the regions which elected them, keeping in touch with her territory on a regular basis (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico), assisting in planning Regional Leadership Conferences, and presiding at ...

July 06, 2014 | | Education

Father/son featured in Sterling musical

Though the shows central relationship is that of a ten-year old boy and his irrepressible Aunt, there's a strong father-son vibe at the center of the Sterling Community Theatre Troupes production of the classic Broadway musical Mame. The show will be part of Sterlings Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration next at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, and Saturday, July 5, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, in the Sterling High School Theatre.

June 29, 2014 | | Education

Barton Community College students named to President’s and Dean’s List for spring 2014

Barton Community College has named 204 students to the President's List for the spring 2014 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.

June 22, 2014 | | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Arne Duncan to step down as Education secretary after 7 years of aggressive and controversial policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Friday that he would be stepping down at the end of the year. Obama's longest-serving ...

October 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

High school drops football, replaces it with soccer for homecoming

Students at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School in Missouri will gather at the stadium for a homecoming game, but the ball will be round, not ...

October 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Principal turnover continues to plague schools, as principals are asked to perform multiple roles

Spurred by escalating pressures for performance and a multitude of job demands in a high stress environment, principals are quitting the job at unprecedented rates ...

October 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Why some employers are deciding the best job candidates don't need a college degree

The United Kingdom wing of the Ernst & Young accounting firm recently announced that it will no longer require college degrees starting in 2016, relying instead ...

October 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Local students awarded degrees from Fort Hays State University

Local students are among the 400 who completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2015 term.

October 04, 2015 | | Education

Freshmen honorary Quest selects members for 2015-2016

A Kansas State University honorary that helps outstanding freshmen become future campus leaders has selected new members for the 2015-2016 new year.

October 04, 2015 | | Education

Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Great Bend

Sixteen area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $4,300 at the Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club's alumni/student tailgate ...

October 04, 2015 | | Education

Dumping billions down the drain? Teacher "professional development" spending a total waste, study ar

Teacher professional development is an enormous sinkhole, sucking billions of dollars every year and producing no measurable results, says a new study by TNTP, a ...

October 01, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Teachers can be bullies too: Chicago mother says special-needs son was dressed in trash bag

Chicago mother Nyesha Terry wasn’t exactly thrilled when she visited her son Lloyd’s kindergarten classroom and found him wearing a trash bag, according ...

September 28, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education

Air Fest visitors

September 27, 2015 | | Education

A 4-year-old was told writing left handed is 'evil'

Four-year-old Zayde Sands does everything with his left hand.

September 26, 2015 | Matthew Williams Deseret News | Education

​Kathleen Wary sworn in as Kansas attorney

TOPEKA - Successful applicants to the July 2015 Kansas bar examination were sworn in as Kansas attorneys at a ceremony Friday, Sept. 25, at the Topeka ...

September 25, 2015 | | Education

Cristo Rey high schools breed academic maturity by sending students into the workforce

CHICAGO — It's 10 a.m., class change time in Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, and students are churning between rooms. The boys in dark ...

September 24, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

The New York program that helps at-risk kids do better in high school

At-risk youths who held a summer job may also improve their school test scores this year, a new National Bureau of Economic Research study finds.

September 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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