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Corinthian colleges closure leaves students out in the cold

Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.

May 04, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Sternberg Museum plans summer camps to inspire passion for science

Paleontology, geology and biology camps will offer elementary, middle and high school students an opportunity to fall in love with science this summer through Fort Hays State University's Sternberg Museum of Natural History series of outdoor field camps, day camps and overnight family camping trips.

May 03, 2015 | | Education


Ellinwood kids versus cops in dodgeball match

Meanwhile, over at the Ellinwood Elementary School, students were enjoying a break from the usual P.E. program. Friday, members of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 23, met in the gym for several friendly rounds of dodge ball.

May 01, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Education


End the bar exam and democratize the law profession?

Law school applications are down. The quality of students admitted, based on test scores, is down. Bar exam passing rates are down. Law is not a happy profession.

May 01, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


LSU teeters on edge of bankruptcy

The now-defunct Corinthian College isn't the only higher-ed institution making ugly financial headlines this week. Down on the bayou, a prominent state-sponsored not-for-profit is on the brink as well.

May 01, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


How dangerous is bullying? New research says more so than physical abuse

New research has found that children who are bullied are more likely to develop social and mental health problems in adulthood than children who are physically abused.

May 01, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Shacking up means splitting up, especially among the low-educated

Living with your significant other before marriage isn’t a good idea for couples who want to stay together for the long term. A new study from the Center for Family and Demographic Research at Bowling Green State University found that cohabitation before marriage often causes married couples to separate.

April 30, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Arizona State to offer freshman year cheap and at home

Arizona State University is vocally committed to putting college education within reach of young people who currently find it outside their grasp, a commitment that made national headlines again last week when the school announced a partnership with EdX to provide a full year of freshman online coursework in massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that anyone can take and then convert into ASU college credit.

April 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


89-year-old WWII vet scores touchdown in alumni football game

Bryan Sperry’s still got it.

April 29, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


One thing that is needlessly holding some students back from making more money

More and more, researchers are finding the impact of college has been misconstrued. While the mass media narrative has trended away from the importance of a degree, studies are finding that a college education might be more useful now than at any time in recent memory.

April 29, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Learning through video games: Department of Education seeks to harness technology for teaching

The Department of Education hosted a Games for Learning Summit in New York City this month, reports Tech Times, bringing together educators, student and parents as well as video game producers and publishers in an effort to find the best way of harnessing technology for education.

April 29, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Half of Ph.D. students are depressed, new study says

While it’s easy to think that Ph.D. students have it pretty good — after all, people with doctoral degrees are likely to earn an average of $3.4 million throughout their professional life — recent research indicates that Ph.D. students view their own futures with a bleak eye.

April 29, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Want your kids to eat healthy? Make their meals like McDonald's

Maybe McDonald’s has been doing it right all along.

April 29, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

When Christie Fierro, a communications instructor at Tacoma Community College in Washington State, saw students struggling in her eight-week communications class, she decided to ask them about it.

April 26, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Dodge City Diocese Civic Orations Contest

April 26, 2015 | | Education


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Education Secretary defends new funding rules as leading senator expresses outrage

New federal education funding guidelines could cause chaos in school districts, critics say, forcing many districts to lay off or cut programs to ensure that ...

May 31, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Fanshier receives FHSU Stroup Award

HAYS - Arika Fanshier was awarded one of only three Leora B. Stroup Awards given out at Fort Hays State University's ceremony on May 14 ...

May 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kiwanis scholarship

Malia Clark is a recipient of a $750 renewable scholarship from the Great Bend Noon Kiwanis Club.

May 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Baylor fires coach and demotes president as it struggles to respond to sexual assault scandal

Ken Starr is out as president at Baylor University, as the nation's largest Baptist college struggles to respond to a sexual harassment scandal involving ...

May 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


10 years of winning words at the national spelling bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee wraps up on ESPN today. In 2013 and 2014, the contest ended in a tie, leading to a number of ...

May 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


API Annual Scholarship

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Community Scholarships - Central Plains High School

The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 20 graduates and 11 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May 15 ...

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School 4th Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University awards semester honors to more than 3,650 students

More than 3,650 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the spring 2016 semester.

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Fort Hays State University announces students on Deans Honor Roll for spring 2016

Deans at Fort Hays State University have named 1,341 students to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2016 semester.

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hoisington Middle School 4th nine weeks Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll - 4.0 GPA – All A's

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Chase/Raymond Honor Roll

Chase High School Honor Roll

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Pratt Community College Honor Roll

Pratt Community College announces its 2016 Spring President's Honor Roll. In order to be on the President's Honor Roll list at Pratt Community ...

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter gains new members

More than 80 Kansas State University students, faculty and alumni are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor societies.

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Pittsburg State University releases Spring Honor Rolls

Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2016 spring semester. To qualify for Dean's Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at ...

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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