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Great Bend Headstart honors volunteer

July 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU alum honors her educational journey, supports alma mater’s entrepreneurship program

By Diane Gasper-O'Brien

July 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


The shift in the way society values kindergarten

With higher expectations and accountability for early educators and parents, kindergarten curriculums have become increasingly more difficult, with a higher focus on advanced math and literacy, according to a recent study from researchers at the University of Virginia.

July 27, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


EduKan names Lahargoue as CEO

EduKan has chosen Esther Lahargoue to lead the distance education efforts and strategic direction for the Great Bend-based consortium's six community colleges, effective July 1. Lahargoue was named chief executive officer after a comprehensive national search.

July 26, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hispanic students may have the most room to grow when it comes to college completion

Sometimes breaking down and connecting statistics in a graph tells us things that are easy to miss. For example, this series of graphs published in EducationNext suggests that it should be relatively simple to get more Hispanic high school graduates to graduate from college.

July 24, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why some college students have to choose between buying textbooks or going hungry

The starving student is becoming a reality, well beyond the stereotypical college student living off ramen noodles.

July 21, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Does eliminating failing grades help students not fail?

If schools eliminated all test scores and all letter grades, what would be left to measure outcomes?

July 20, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why graduate students leave without finishing

Why do half of doctoral students leave graduate school without finishing?

July 20, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


New study sheds light on girls' resilience and the academic gender gap

Girls may be just tougher than boys. That's one way to interpret a new study on the life outcomes of kindergartners who had behavioral difficulties as young children.

July 18, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Lead continues to stir troubled drinking waters schools from coast to coast

From Baltimore and Newark to Chicago and Portland, Oregon, lead in school water is worrying parents and sparking testing initiatives. The bottled water industry isn't hurting either.

July 18, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The power of introverted students

Attention has been brought to recent cultural disparities regarding introverts — and teachers may not fully understand the capabilities of introverted students.

July 18, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


K-State Family of the Year application

The Chimes Junior Honorary is seeking applications for the "Family of the Year" program, which recognizes families who have demonstrated their dedication to the K-State community and carry on the Wildcat legacy.

July 16, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


What to look for in a high-quality preschool

When enrolling a child in preschool, there are multiple factors to consider to ensure the best early learning experience possible.

July 16, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


The newest rising star in education is a country you may have trouble finding on a map

The rising star in education innovation may be Estonia. And according to the Hechinger report, it gets its momentum not by ignoring struggling students at the bottom of the curve but by pulling them along.

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


What the data tell us about being in a kid in America

The best state to be a kid is Minnesota, followed by Massachusetts and Iowa, according to the 2016 Kids Count Data Book compiled by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The worst state to be a kid is Mississippi, followed by New Mexico and Louisiana.

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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FHSU students attend annual Research Day in Topeka

HAYS – Fort Hays State University students recently joined their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Cyber defenders score high in national competition

MANHATTAN - Team members from the Kansas State University Cyber Defense Club brought home second-place honors in the Spring 2018 National ISEAGE Cyber Defense Competition, Feb ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


K-State students earn fall 2017 degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - Nearly 1,500 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2017. The graduates are from 86 Kansas counties, 40 states and ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU students to attend annual research day in Topeka

HAYS - Fort Hays State University students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research ...

February 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Applications for KEMA Scholarship are being accepted until Feb. 23

The Kansas Emergency Management Association (KEMA) is still accepting applications for the KEMA Scholarship. Two $400 scholarships will be awarded. The application period will be ...

February 10, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton freshman Dorian Lueth to participate in Kansas Intercollegiate Orchestra

Barton freshman Dorian Lueth will participate in the Kansas Intercollegiate Orchestra during the 2018 Kansas Music Educators Association state convention February 22-24 in Wichita. He ...

February 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC nursing program announces secondary application deadline

The nursing program at Barton Community College has announced a secondary deadline accepting student applications for the 18-19 academic year until March 1. Those who ...

February 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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