In 2011 an American educational consultant working in Kathmandu, Nepal, was flummoxed by the rote teaching she saw in her school’s classroom — with children mindlessly copying down lectures — and by the lack of resources to get beyond it. The school was too poor to buy anything.
January 26, 2016|
The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon Thursday, Jan. 28, at Eisenhower Elementary School, 1212 Garfield. Eisenhower Principal Tricia Reiser and other staff members will share information regarding the academic programs and the school improvement efforts.
The deadline for students across Kansas to apply for scholarships from the Kansas Kiwanis Foundation is fast approaching. Applications are due by Feb. 1, and can be found on the Kansas District website under the Kansas Kiwanis Foundation tab, or from any of the Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Board members, or by sending an email to Kenton Krehbiel, Foundation secretary-treasurer, at email@example.com.
If you're similar to numerous Americans who went to college, you're likely to be in some, or the other kind, of student debt. It’s possible that high student loan installments amazed you after graduation, or perhaps you're stuck in a low-paying occupation when you thought you'd most likely be in the corner office at this point.
January 24, 2016|
The Kansas State University Agronomy Forage Bowl Team took first place honors in the National Forage Bowl Competition held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Jan. 10 - 13. The National Forage Bowl Competition is held in conjunction with the American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting.
In a case that could cause chaos for teacher unions and other public employee unions, the Supreme Court heard arguments this week from a handful of California teachers who say they should not be required to pay for services provided by unions they haven't joined.
January 20, 2016|
Students from across the country with an interest in the livestock industry and related careers can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy. The academy is an intensive four-day educational experience designed to enhance the leadership skills and animal science knowledge of students in ninth through 12th grades.
Fort Hays State University's annual 13-city program of recognizing scholarship winners for the next academic year will kick off with a program beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive in Wichita.
North Central Kansas Technical College announced the Dean's Honor Roll list for the Fall 2015 semester. To qualify for the honor roll, students must achieve a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA. Area students include: Claflin: Matthew Demel, Welding, Carson Kirmer, Electrical Technology; Ellsworth: Zachary Martin, Telecommunications and Network Tech; Great Bend: Garrett Anspaugh, Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning, Christopher Nollette, Welding; La Crosse: Kathy Bracken, Practical Nursing; Lucas: Steven Ammon, Automotive Technology; Russell: Jaryn Brown, Assoc. Degree Nursing, Andrew Hachmeister, Welding, Kristen Lorenc, Assoc. Degree Nursing, Jori McAdoo, Practical Nursing, Shanan Ryan, Practical Nursing. Jason Suchy, Plumbing Heating and ...