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Are zombie courses creating mindless, debt-ridden students in higher education?

With college costs rapidly escalating, student debt growing, and the real-world applications of some college degrees increasingly questioned, NPR is raising questions about zombies in the classroom.

August 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Facebook enters the education platform wars, partners with Silicon Valley charter network

A charter school network that operates 11 schools in California and Washington state announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop an innovative personalized learning software platform that is about to begin its second year of testing, the New York Times reports.

August 22, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Leaked report says Baylor's strict conduct code may have contributed to silence on rape

Details emerging from an internal review of Baylor's football rape scandal along with a lawsuit filed on behalf of victims both are now suggesting that the university may have inadvertently exacerbated problems by intimidating witnesses and victims through a strict conduct code.

August 22, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Hoisington Middle School grant

August 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Welcome aboard: Great Bend introduces new teachers

Filling virtually every vacant teaching spot before the first day of school is no easy task, but Great Bend USD 428 was able to do it, Superintendent Brad Reed said.

August 19, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Education

Pokemon Go brings the past to life as players stumble onto historical markers

Pokemon Go players are stumbling onto history, the Associated Press reports, as players make their way to historical markers looking for Pokemon paraphernalia, but many end up discovering a world of history around them they had never considered.

August 18, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

California legislature balks at pulling grants from religious schools over LGBT issues

Religious leaders and colleges in California claimed victory this week after deflecting a proposed California bill that would have jeopardized state funding for students at religious schools that did not conform to state policy on gay rights.

August 16, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Finding a teacher who inspires, understands and fully connects is not easy for minority high school

Growing up in New Rochelle in the suburbs of the New York City, John Burns saw his community as less diverse than divided.

August 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Does Trump nomination culminate a 180-degree turn on education reform?

A bipartisan education reform agenda that reaches back 20 years may have shattered in the past two, if the GOP and Democratic platforms are any indication.

August 08, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Shifts in Democratic Party platform on testing reflects deep divide on education, shift away from Ob

The Democratic National Convention was jarred by leaked emails suggesting party leaders rigged the nomination in favor of Hillary Clinton.

August 07, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

2016 4-H Scholarships

The Barton County 4-H Holding Board announces the recipients of 4-H Scholarships for the 2016 year. BreAnn Anshutz and Cody Wondra received the Allan Miller memorial scholarship. Six additional members received scholarships from the Holding Board.

August 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Local students awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State for 2016-17 year

Local students have been awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State University for the 2016 to 2017 academic year.

August 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Coleen Cape named Executive Director of Institutional Advancement (Barton Community College Foundati

Coleen Cape said her door is always open; open to members of the community where she grew up, to Barton students who need a hand paying for their education, and to those with the means and desire to help.

August 05, 2016 | By Brandon Steinert Barton Community College | Education

GBHS students attend KAY Leadership

JUNCTION CITY - Approximately 235 student leaders from across the state gathered at Rock Springs 4-H Center recently for KAY Leadership Camp. The Kansas Association for Youth program is a character-building, leadership-training, service organization directed by the Kansas State High School Activities Association and is designed for all students in grades 6-12.

August 05, 2016 | BY TRIBUNE STAFF | Education

Can texting parents about their child's school work improve student achievement?

Texting parents about a child's academic performance may be the simple, inexpensive answer to improving student achievement, but is it the right one?

August 04, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education

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KMTA District 5 Auditions

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Kansas schools awarded more than $90,000 through nutrition grant program

Fourteen Kansas schools will be able to expand their school breakfast programs thanks to a grant totaling more than $90,0000 from the 2016 Fuel ...

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Kansas State University students earn summer degrees, graduation honors

More than 600 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 60 Kansas counties, 40 states and 28 countries.

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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