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Why this public school district might close every one of its high schools

A proposed education plan calling for the closure of all four public high schools in Erie, Pennsylvania, is causing a stir, with the district's superintendent suggesting that officials instead bus current students to wealthier suburban schools.

September 21, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Education


Collapse of for-profit giant ITT Tech leaves high school students in the lurch, too.

Just as classes were about to start earlier this month, the widely advertised ITT Tech, a for-profit technical college, left 35,000 college students at 127 campuses scrambling for new plans after it announced it was closing down under pressure from the Department of Education.

September 20, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Great Bend USD 428 calendar

The following events are on the Great Bend USD 428 calendar for this week and beyond.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend USD 428 Site Councils

Great Bend USD 428 principals submitted names of recommended 2016-2017 Site Council members for their schools. The following individuals were approved at last Monday's school board meeting.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Wells Fargo touches nerve with ad campaign pitting science against the arts

Wells Fargo has apologized after taking flak for an advertisement that suggested students would be more "ready for tomorrow" if they pursued botany or engineering rather than ballet or acting, the Daily Mail reports.

September 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Making college visits more affordable

For many families, September means the start of college and, with it, the responsibility of paying tuition and other expenses.

September 12, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Education


The bus stops here

For a district that doesn't bus students to and from school, USD 428 buses sure see a lot of action.

September 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


College and Career Readiness

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson recently traveled around Kansas and asked "When you think of a successful 24 year old Kansan, what are the skills, attributes and characteristics that that person has?" In looking at the responses, Watson noticed that 70% of the responses given were about character. Watson said "What makes up success, are those non-academic skills."

September 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Why getting a 4-year degree at a community college may be the best pathway to a good-paying job

Students who want a low-debt, high-paying job with the advancement opportunities that come with a four-year degree may soon not need look beyond their local community college.

September 07, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: The anatomy of trust in family, business and community

Joel Peterson is currently chairman of Jet Blue and has been a board chairman and a leading private equity investor for major corporations over the past 40 years.

September 06, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


'Hillbilly Elegy' sheds light on poverty, educational blind alleys — and pathways out

It's possible no book could have been better timed to explain the rise of Donald Trump than "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance, a national best-seller that narrates the author's adrift upbringing in Middletown, Ohio.

September 06, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Six surprising things American parents really think about education

What do American parents really think of their public schools?

September 05, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Feds offering Pell grants and loans to students in unconventional higher ed programs

High school graduates looking for the next level of career training may have new, more flexible options if a new pilot program by the U.S. Department of Education works out.

September 04, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Fort Hays State University announces summer 2016 graduates

A total of 470 students completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2016 term.

September 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


The good life: Kansas State University receives high rankings in love for the college, happy student

Kansas State University students know a spot that they love full well, according to the latest educational review publications.

September 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Ellinwood High/Middle School honor roll

2nd Semester Honor Roll

May 26, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Local student named Governor’s Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, Baleigh Fry of Great Bend, was selected to attend the 35th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program ...

May 26, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


HMS honor roll

The Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the 4th nine weeks.

May 26, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Keenan earns certification from WUIT

TOPEKA – Gregory C. Keenan, Great Bend, received certification in commercial and heavy construction from the Washburn University Institute of Technology. The graduation exercises took place ...

May 26, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


UCM Dean’s List

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - Nicholas W. Warren of Great Bend has been named to the The University of the Central Missouri Dean's List with a 4 ...

May 26, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC holds Ft Riley commencement

Graduates from 10 colleges of the Fort Riley Education Services Consortium gathered Thursday afternoon, May 24, to celebrate the end of a chapter in their ...

May 26, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Kiwanis names scholarship winners

Braxton Schooler and Trista Wilt are the latest recipients of academic scholarships from the Great Bend Noon Kiwanis Club. They will each reach receive a ...

May 26, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Education


BCSO offers Carry Conceal class

The Barton County Sheriff's Office is offering the Handgun Safety Training Course required as the first part of the Carry Concealed Handgun License application ...

May 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Sterling graduates 125 on May 12

STERLING - Friends and family gathered on East Cooper Lawn at Sterling College on Saturday morning, May 12, to celebrate with 125 graduates for their achievements ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Ottawa University announces 2018 graduates

OTTAWA - On May 5, 327 students from the Overland Park campus of Ottawa University were presented with their degrees from Ottawa University during the 153rd ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton County Farm Bureau Association 2018 scholarship winners

Barton County Farm Bureau has award two area seniors, whose parents are Barton County Farm Bureau members, each with a $500 scholarship.

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Claflin Community scholarships awarded

CLAFLIN – The Community Scholarship Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 19 graduates and 16 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Phi Kappa Phi selects new members for academic excellence

MANHATTAN - Nearly 150 Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor society.

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


University announces spring 2018 candidates for degree

LAWRENCE - The names of more than 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring - representing 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states ...

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Largest KAMS class ever at FHSU honored in completion ceremony

HAYS – Thirty-two students were recognized in a high school commencement ceremony May 5 at Fort Hays State University.

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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