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GBHS FFA presents appreciation plague

February 28, 2016 | | Education




State Piano results

February 28, 2016 | | Education


College admissions race is distorting the behavior and character of high schoolers, say reform advoc

Ashley Gore is poised to graduate from high school with a 4.6 grade point average. She’s taken multiple advancement placement classes, ranks sixth in her class, and has some pretty nice SAT scores.

February 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Harvard prof argues no student is average and we need to stop insisting otherwise

No one is average, argues a Harvard educational neuroscientist.

February 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Regional Pianist finalist

February 21, 2016 | | Education


Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy taking applications for 2016 Session

The American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy is now taking applications for its 2016 session. The event, which will be in its 79th year, will be held Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

February 21, 2016 | | Education


Nearly 150 students receive graduation honors

Nearly 150 Kansas State University students are earning graduation honors with their degrees awarded at fall 2015 commencement.

February 21, 2016 | | Education


FHSU will award honorary Doctor of Arts degree; renowned statesman will give Commencement address

Fort Hays State University will award its first-ever honorary doctorate in May to Robert J. "Bob" Dole, a western Kansas native who earned national and international acclaim over a lifetime of public service. The doctorate will be presented during the university's two Commencement ceremonies on May 13 and 14, where Sen. Dole will be the keynote speaker.

February 21, 2016 | | Education


Pianists qualify for state

Great Bend High School Regional Piano contestants all received I ratings at Regionals in Hays. They all qualified to compete at State in Wichita on Feb. 20. Pictured are, from left: Allysa Keller, Lauren Miller, Allison Regehr. Standing: Baleigh Fry, Elizabeth Gerdes, Emma Bieker and Katy Jerke.

February 20, 2016 | | Education


Talking yourself into obsolescence

Manufacturers plan for obsolescence, ensuring you will have to trade in your old microwave or iron for a new one, usually just a few years after the warranty goes belly up or after you have paid for the third add-on warranty you purchased to keep the first warranty fresh. Unfortunately, human beings do not have the ability for an extended warranty unless you create your own warranty by improving yourself and your situation.

February 18, 2016 | Darrel Hammon Deseret News | Education


193 named to Sterling College’s fall Dean’s Honor Roll

The fall 2015 Sterling College Dean's Honor Roll recognizes 193 students who completed the semester with a 3.50 GPA or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits of online work.

February 14, 2016 | | Education


SBU releases Fall 2015 honor roll

Southwest Baptist University has released the Fall 2015 honor roll lists for undergraduate students. Hunter Middleton of Great Bend was named to the Trustee's List.

February 14, 2016 | | Education


GBHS Regional Piano contest

February 14, 2016 | | Education




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Articles by Section - Education


Are minority students more likely to prosper when taught by minority teachers?

Before we address the racial achievement gap, a number of education experts now argue, we need to address the racial gap in teachers and administrators ...

June 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Louisiana to mandate cursive education in 3rd through 12th grades

Bucking the Common Core's exclusive reliance on keyboard skills, Louisiana's governor has announced that he will sign a bill requiring that cursive be ...

June 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


For better or worse, California goes its own way on education, rejecting test- and results-driven mo

In the second go around for California Gov. Jerry Brown, the state's education policy has bucked the national trend toward using standardized testing to ...

June 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why male teachers of color are being incorporated into the classroom

In New York City, just 8 percent of public school teachers are men of color — and Mayor Bill de Blasio is setting out to change ...

June 29, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Reading makes you more attractive, according to new dating app

Talking about a recent read may be the best way to spark a conversation with a potential mate — at least that is what an analysis ...

June 29, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Kansas State University awards graduation honors to more than 480 students

More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees.

June 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC Trustee Johnson elected KACCT president

Barton Community College's Board of Trustees Chairman Mike Johnson has been elected president of the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees.

June 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


How Brexit impacts the higher-education sector

The recent vote for Great Britain to leave the European Union has caused concern among higher-education administrators, since it may spark significant changes in the ...

June 27, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Michigan set to require genocide education for high school students

Holocaust denial won't fly in Michigan if the Legislature and governor have their way. A new law will require six hours of class time ...

June 27, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The growing rate of homeless students in the U.S.

The number of homeless teens attending school in the U.S. has doubled since 2006-07 to 1.3 million in 2013-14, and most of them ...

June 26, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Fort Hays State University announces spring 2016 graduates

A total of 2,111 students completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the spring 2016 semester.

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


High school students learn to lead the animal science industry

Twenty students from four states gathered on the Kansas State University campus June 8-11, to gain livestock industry knowledge and develop leadership skills. These participants ...

June 25, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Kansas Sheriffs Association scholarship awards

Each year the Kansas Sheriffs Association awards up to $15,000 worth of educational scholarships to eligible members or family members. The eight members Scholarship ...

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


What is the National Week of Making and how is the country celebrating it?

You may not know it, but we are nearing the end of National Week of Making, designated by the White House as a time to ...

June 23, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Judge upholds suspension of then-7-year-old boy in infamous pop tart gun case

A Baltimore-area boy who originally was suspended from school as a 7-year-old in 2013 has lost his appeal in court, the Washington Post reports. The ...

June 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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