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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


Ottawa University announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List

Alissa R. Heilman, Great Bend, has been named to Ottawa Unversity Spring 2014 Dean's List.

June 22, 2014 | | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation announces 2014 scholarship awards

The Golden Belt Community Foundation has recently awarded more than $31,000 from 13 scholarship funds managed by the foundation. Of the 66 total applicants, 32 received awards.

June 22, 2014 | | Education


Academic accolades: University awards semester honors to more than 3,400 students

More than 3,400 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance during the spring 2014 semester.

June 22, 2014 | | Education


Hutch Community College President's Honor Roll

HUTCHINSON – Hutchinson Community College has announced the honor rolls for the Spring 2014 semester, including grades through the end of the interterm session.

June 21, 2014 | | Education


Sunflower's EEC earns grants for training, playground equipment

A local philanthropic organization and local business recently awarded a total of three grants to Sunflower's Early Education Center (EEC). The funds have helped finance advanced training and playground equipment.

June 20, 2014 | | Education


Kans for Kids scholarship recipients announced

Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation has announced its 2014 scholarship recipients.

June 16, 2014 | | Education


Barton MLT student receives award

Barton Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) student Jonna Anspaugh of Heizer received the Outstanding Student Award from the Kansas Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (KSCLS) in April. The award was presented to her at the MLT pinning on commencement day on May 16.

June 16, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend Middle School 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll

June 15, 2014 | | Education


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High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


​Barton Nursing partnership with St. Rose Health Center continues to thrive

Nothing can prepare a student for a career like hands-on experience with real-world equipment. Barton's Nursing, Adult Healthcare and Pharmacy Technician programs will all have more opportunities for continued real-world scenarios with the help of a recent, sizable donation of about $140,000 worth of equipment from St. Rose Health Center in Great Bend.

February 25, 2015 | | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 24, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Ellinwood High School Band attends KSU Band Day

ELLINWOOD - Several Ellinwood High School band members recently participated in the KSU Concert Band Clinic in Manhattan.

February 23, 2015 | | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


GBMS Above and Beyond winners

Great Bend Middle School announces the November through January 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.

February 22, 2015 | | Education


GBHS FFA attends Kansas Equifest

February 22, 2015 | | Education


KU announces fall 2014 honor roll

LAWRENCE - Approximately 4,970 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2014 semester.

February 20, 2015 | | Education


Pittsburg State University releases fall honor rolls

PITTSBURG – Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2014 fall semester. To qualify for Dean's Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average (GPA) of 3.6000 for all credit course work that semester and have no grade lower than a B and no grade of I in any course during the semester. To qualify for All-A Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade of A in all credit course work for the semester and have no grade of I in ...

February 20, 2015 | | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barton Community College honor roll

Barton Community College has named 225 students to the President's List for the fall 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.

February 15, 2015 | | Education


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