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The good, the bad and the ugly in private college outcomes

College is supposed to be the gateway to opportunity, but a new report argues that for many young people, that gate swings shut against them.

June 12, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


16 Kansas State University graduating seniors receive outstanding award

Kansas State University Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Pat Bosco has selected 16 Kansas State University students for the Dean of Student Life Outstanding Graduating Senior Award.

June 11, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend Middle School 4th Quarter Honor Roll

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June 11, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation announces 2016 Scholarship Awards

Golden Belt Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 scholarship award winners. Out of 106 applicants, a total of $52,990 in scholarships were awarded to 49 deserving students for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic school year.

June 11, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Why majority of college graduates feel they are unprepared for working life

Graduating from college does not mean a job with flexibility, high pay and benefits. And a recent survey found most college graduates know that.

June 09, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Why schools should ease up on student suspensions

A suspension can go far beyond a bad mark on your child's student record.

June 07, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Career readiness is a little easier at schools like Aviation High

One of the most cutting-edge high school programs in the country is 80 years old, and it teaches students in the heart of one of the world's busiest airports, NPR notes in a new profile of the program.

June 06, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Wheatland awards $12,000 in scholarships

Twelve area high school students now have more money to put towards college. Wheatland Electric announced the winners at its annual meeting April 20. Each student will receive a $1,000 grant from Wheatland. Among them was Shelby Deist, from Great Bend High School.

June 04, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


First United Methodist Church announces 2015-2016 scholarships established and presented through the

Olivia Blackwell was the recipient of the Dan and Jean Swartz Scholarship. Dan was superintendent of schools from 1953-1972. This scholarship is to be used at any accredited college or university.

June 04, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Education Secretary defends new funding rules as leading senator expresses outrage

New federal education funding guidelines could cause chaos in school districts, critics say, forcing many districts to lay off or cut programs to ensure that all schools within a district are being funded equally.

May 31, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Fanshier receives FHSU Stroup Award

HAYS - Arika Fanshier was awarded one of only three Leora B. Stroup Awards given out at Fort Hays State University's ceremony on May 14. These awards, named for the founder of Fort Hays State University's nursing program, recognize outstanding clinical performance, community involvement and academic achievement in three categories.

May 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kiwanis scholarship

Malia Clark is a recipient of a $750 renewable scholarship from the Great Bend Noon Kiwanis Club.

May 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Baylor fires coach and demotes president as it struggles to respond to sexual assault scandal

Ken Starr is out as president at Baylor University, as the nation's largest Baptist college struggles to respond to a sexual harassment scandal involving the football team, the New York Times reports.

May 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


10 years of winning words at the national spelling bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee wraps up on ESPN today. In 2013 and 2014, the contest ended in a tie, leading to a number of rule changes for 2016 to make the contest harder.

May 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Community Scholarships - Central Plains High School

The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 20 graduates and 11 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May 15. Many donors, alumni, and organizations made it possible to award $41,900 to graduates and alumni to help with their college expenses.

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Articles by Section - 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Boarding charter school tallies weak results, but critic says test scores tell us nothing

When kids struggle with poverty and neglect at home, can they get a boost at a boarding school? According to a new study of a ...

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Drunkorexia: a new fad on college campuses?

A survey conducted by a psychology professor at the University of Houston suggests alcohol may govern college campus life even more than most people suppose ...

July 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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