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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 between 8th and 12th grades to study genocide, according to the Associated Press. The law specifically requires attention to the massacres of Jews under the Nazis and the Armenian genocide during World War I, perpetrated by the Turkish regime. The Holocaust is thought to have cost 6 million lives, the Armenian genocide 1.5 million.

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 are either minorities or members of the LGBTQ community, according to a new report by Civic Enterprises and Hart Research Associates.

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 comprised a cohort of the eighth annual K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy (KASLA) in Manhattan.

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 Committee, chaired by Osborne County Sheriff Curtis Miner, receive the written applications and conducts interviews with all applicants. This year thirteen $1,000 awards are issued and one $2,000 Sheriff Matt Samuels Award.

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 celebrate innovations in science, technology, engineering, art, math and individuals who contributed to the Maker Movement.

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 boy, who is now 11, became a poster child for humorless over-reacting school officials when he was sanctioned for having chewed his Pop Tart into the shape of a gun and told classmates, "Look, I made a gun."

June 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Success in adult second language learning linked to genes and brain activity

How well adults learn a second language is linked to their genes and brain activity, according to a new study by the University of Washington's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences.

June 23, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education

Free online college courses now an option for refugees

For the first time ever, refugees around the world can receive a free online education for their first two years of college.

June 23, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education

U.S. teenagers are not doing drugs, smoking, drinking or having sex as much as they used to

According to a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on risky youth behaviors, from 2014 to 2016 fewer U.S. teenagers are drinking, smoking, abusing drugs and having sex.

June 22, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education

What happened to calculus classes in high schools?

According to a new report from the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights, fewer than half of high schools in the U.S. offer calculus courses and 63 percent offer physics courses.

June 20, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education

Central Plains High School Honor Roll

4th Nine Weeks

June 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Sterling College Spring Dean’s Honor Roll announced

Sterling College named 200 students to the spring Dean's Honor Roll for 2016. Students recognized are those who completed the semester with a 3.5 GPA or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits of online work. Eligible students did not receive an F or incomplete in any course.

June 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education

Too many students leave integrity behind when traveling overseas for school

Cheating is a problem in American universities, but the problem is most severe with foreign students, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows. A review of a dozen large public universities found 5.1 reports of cheating per 100 foreign students, compared to one report per 100 domestic students.

June 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Separate and unequal: how school funding differences happen, and how they handicap poor schools

One day in May, principal Lisa Mace stepped into the hallway on her way to a formal observation in one of 26 classrooms she supervises.

June 13, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

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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


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