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Nine back-to-school tips to help parents bridge the chasm between home and classroom

Whether its coming back after a long summer or starting kindergarten or preschool, children are often full of school-driven angst at the end of August.

August 27, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBHS to offer ACT review sessions

National ACT average scores are down this year and ACT officials are attributing the drop to the increasing percentage of high school seniors who have taken the test. However, thanks in large part to the ACT Review program installed at Great Bend High School in 2015-2016, not only did 16 percent more students take the ACT at GBHS, but the average composite score maintained from the prior year and even increased from two years ago.

August 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Child care pay lags at bottom of pay scale, as advocates urge higher standards and better training

There is an emerging scientific and policy consensus that closing the school achievement gap between rich and poor will require educators and policy makers to focus on the first five years of life. Neuroscience is increasingly demonstrating this has an outsized impact on a child’s prospects as an adult.

August 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why parents should take a 'big pause' before co-signing that student loan

You may want to stare down the puppy dog eyes of a pleading son or daughter to cosign their student loan so they can get a better interest rate, the New York Times suggests in a back to school primer for parents. There are some obvious advantages, but things can get complicated very quickly.

August 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Five ultra young college students and where they went

Child prodigies who begin college in their late childhood or early teens are uncommon but not unheard of. The latest case to get attention is that of Jeremy Schuler, who enters Cornell's engineering program this month at age 12.

August 24, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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


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Articles by Section - Education


Grandmother receives online training through BCC

ULYSSES - Terria Ashby is by no means a traditional student and she knows it. Ashby is a 45-year-old grandmother returning to college to study early ...

March 27, 2017 | By MICAH OELZE Barton Community College | Education


GBMS third 9 weeks honor roll

Principal's Honor Roll

March 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Fort Hays State recognizes area students for scholarships at Hays program

HAYS - Students from Ellis County and the surrounding area were recognized at a recent Student Recognition Program in Hays for the scholarships they have been ...

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School 3rd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

Superintendent's Honor Roll

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University awards semester honors to more than 3,900 students

MANHATTAN - More than 3,900 students earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the fall 2016 semester.

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University students earn fall 2016 degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - More than 1,600 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2016. The graduates hail from 86 Kansas counties, 40 states ...

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


University announces fall 2016 honor roll

LAWRENCE - Approximately 5,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2016 semester.

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


'Eating You Alive' documentary advocates for plant-based diet

The team’s dramatic results inspired them to share their knowledge in the form of “Eating You Alive,” a documentary about the benefits of a ...

March 18, 2017 | Megan Hulse Deseret News | Education


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