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New rules hope to make universities more accountable for getting students jobs

Tough new federal rules regulating for-profit colleges apply a double standard when they ignore community colleges, argues an administrator at a New York City-based career college.

November 18, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools plagued by special-education teacher shortage, as teachers chafe under heavy paperwork

School districts around the country are scrambling to find qualified special-education teachers to handle one of the most demanding teaching jobs, NPR reported, leaving many districts improvising with uncertified special-ed teachers.

November 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why we shouldn’t compare American students to those in Finland and South Korea

Comparing American students to high-flying students in South Korea or Finland is pointless, a new study by the Washington, D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute argues.

November 16, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBHS Band has successful season

The Great Bend High School Panther Marching Band has had a successful fall season.

November 15, 2015 | | Education


CPMS November Students of the Month named

Central Plains Middle School recognizes Lexi Oeser and Jaydon Whiterock as the November Students of the Month.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


Small Colorado town rocked by sexting scandal at local high school

The small Colorado town of Cañon City was rocked Friday with revelations that at least 100 kids had been trading naked pictures of themselves in a "sexting" ring that was said to even include some kids as young as 8th graders in the local middle school.

November 12, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: Raising reading kids while navigating the minefields of digital devices and apps

A growing body of literature is now addressing the collision of the digital age with the rapidly advancing sciences of parenting, brain development and reading acquisition.

November 11, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


FBI teaching tool to prevent extremist violence in schools draws fire from Muslim critics

A curriculum designed by the FBI to detect the early stages of violent religious extremism has drawn fire from Islamic organizations, who argue that the curriculum inappropriately targets Muslims.

November 10, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Preparing for jobs in STEM fields should begin as early as elementary school

Chloe Girvan is not tech-savvy.

November 10, 2015 | Benjamin Bathke Deseret News | Education


Tuned-in toddlers rely heavily on mobile devices even in poor families, survey finds

A small survey of an impoverished Philadelphia neighborhood finds startling penetration by and reliance on tablets and smartphones for young children, with the vast majority of households having both tablets and smartphones in the home and most 4-year-olds owning their own mobile device by the age of 4.

November 08, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBMS Above and Beyond winners

Great Bend Middle School announces the August through October Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school Administrators.

November 08, 2015 | | Education


GBMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Principals Honor Roll

November 08, 2015 | | Education


Barton seen as 'military friendly' school

Barton Community College has been designated a 2016 military friendly school by Victory Media, a "veteran-owned small business that connects classrooms to careers for the nation's next generation of professionals," according to a news release from the organization.

November 06, 2015 | | Education


EHS Students travel Over The Rainbow for fall show

The Ellinwood High School Vocal Music Department will present "The Wizard of Oz" for their annual fall musical. The production is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the EHS Auditorium.

November 06, 2015 | Special to the Tribune | Education


National test scores have fallen across the board since 2013, but no one is quite sure why

Much-anticipated national test scores released last week seem to show a country stagnating across the board in reading and math, with scores of almost every demographic group and region slipping since 2013.

November 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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2015-2016 WKMA Scholarships Awarded

Western Kansas Manufacturers Association (WKMA), sponsor of the 3i SHOW, is proud to continue their support of western Kansas students furthering their education at area ...

February 07, 2016 | | Education


Emporia State University students earn first-year Scholar Honors

Emporia State University congratulates more than 200 students honored for achievement during their first semester of college.

February 07, 2016 | | Education


Revolutionary writers

Hoisington High School students entered an essay contest sponsored by Sons of the American Revolution. There were five winners, with Aurora Ingram taking first place ...

February 05, 2016 | | Education


GBHS students of the week

Great Bend High School's Students of the Week for November and December are shown. Students were provided a free lunch by Gambino's.

February 05, 2016 | | Education


Obama pushes for every child to learn computer science as a basic skill

Computer coding should be taught to every American grade school student, argued President Obama in his weekly radio address Saturday.

February 04, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


We’re more educated now than ever before, this chart shows

Not everyone is happy with education in America right now. And that’s not surprising, since U.S. students are still behind the rest of ...

February 03, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Read it again, Mom!

When my mother comes to visit her young grandchildren, she packs her suitcase with children’s picture books. Guess what the grandchildren look forward to ...

January 31, 2016 | Julie Nelson KSL.com | Education


College application change could make caring for others count

A new report on the college admissions process has school administrators considering whether applications ask the right kind of questions.

January 31, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Education


Huelskamp asks for student entries for Congressional Art Contest

Each spring, a nationwide, high-school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an ...

January 31, 2016 | | Education


Pittsburg State University releases Fall honor rolls

Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2015 fall semester. To qualify for Dean's Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at ...

January 31, 2016 | | Education


Dean’s lists announced at Emporia State University

Emporia State University congratulates the over 500 students named to dean's lists for fall 2015. Area students named to the Dean's List are:

January 31, 2016 | | Education


Newman University announces fall 2015 graduates

Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the fall 2015 semester. The graduates ...

January 31, 2016 | | Education


Central Plains High School Honor Roll

2nd Nine Weeks

January 31, 2016 | | Education


Why creativity experts believe storytelling and creating with stones may help unleash creativity in

In 2011 an American educational consultant working in Kathmandu, Nepal, was flummoxed by the rote teaching she saw in her school’s classroom — with children ...

January 26, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


​School board to meet at Eisenhower School

The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon Thursday, Jan. 28, at Eisenhower Elementary School, 1212 Garfield. Eisenhower Principal Tricia Reiser ...

January 25, 2016 | | Education


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