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Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community college to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


This video shows Common Core math is a lot like baking a cake

American parents want to help their children with Common Core math homework, but they just don't fully understand how to.

April 14, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.

April 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Atlanta testing scandal may be the tip of the iceberg, critics say

It's perhaps inevitable, after 11 of 12 teachers charged in the Atlanta test cheating scandal were convicted, that the scandal would serve as a Rorschach test for opponents and defenders of high-stakes standardized testing.

April 13, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Great Bend school counselor honored

April 12, 2015 | | Education


Ellinwood FBLA stays active

The Ellinwood FBLA chapter has been very busy these last few weeks. From March 23 to March 25, 29 members and two advisors traveled to Topeka to compete at the State FBLA Conference. Members took tests and gave presentations, both in groups and individually. Ellinwood came out with multiple awards at the ceremony on Wednesday and 11 members qualified for nationals. The National Conference will be held in Chicago, June 27-July 3.

April 12, 2015 | | Education


Stanford lower income students benefits from change in financial aid policy

Stanford University announced it will waive tuition for students whose parents have less than $125,000 in annual income. Students whose parents' income is less than $65,000 will also have fees for room and board waived, reported PBS.

April 09, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


How one program helps students by keeping teachers in the classroom

Research shows that quality teachers have more impact on student achievement than any other variable, but until now there has been no real career path for a great teacher to follow that doesn't take them out of the classroom.

April 08, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


More feds or less feds? The battle over the federal role in K-12 heats up

With Republicans still struggling to revise the embattled No Child Left Behind law, advocates on both sides are again sparring over the federal role in K-12 education. One month ago, it appeared the House was poised to revise NCLB, which was first passed in 2002 and now is long overdue for overhaul.

April 07, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Supreme Court declines to hear challenge on school American flag clothing ban

The Supreme Court this week let stand a lower court decision, Dariano vs. Morgan Hill, which held that a school could restrict the right of children to wear American flag-themed apparel to school under particular circumstances that might incite violence.

April 07, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Excess studying could harm middle-school academic performance, study shows

Researchers have found it is better for children to perform moderate amounts of homework every night instead of more intense homework less frequently. The study also found students perform better when they are able to complete their homework without parental assistance, reported Education News.

April 06, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


GBMS 3 Quarter Honor Roll

Principals Honor Roll

April 05, 2015 | | Education


CKCA Topeka field trip

April 05, 2015 | | Education


Hoisington forensics 2nd at Otis-Bison

The Hoisington High School forensics team placed second out of nine schools at a recent tournament at Otis-Bison. Members placed individually as follows:

April 05, 2015 | Special to the Tribune | 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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