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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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Articles by Section - Education

BCC partners with LSH on new program

Barton Community College has joined with Larned State Hospital to further educate its employees and help them advance in their careers by becoming Licensed Mental ...

March 17, 2018 | By Micha Oelze Barton Community College | Education

CPHS journalists win big at regional contests

LAWRENCE - The Kansas Scholastic Press Association announced the winners of the 2018 regional contests, which rewarded the best student journalism from among 2,500 entries ...

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

Great Bend High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

Ellinwood High/Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

3.2 GPA and above with no D's, F's or I's

March 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

GB student among cast of KSU comic musical/opera

at the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall. All performances will be at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of a 2:30 ...

March 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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