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KU to honor 58 seniors from five Central Kansas county high schools

Students from 12 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 19, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. The event was originally scheduled for Feb. 5, but it was postponed because of the winter storm.

February 16, 2014 | | Education

Balancing Act

There may be no pleasing everyone all of the time, but that doesn't stop Karl Sprague from trying.

February 07, 2014 | Special to the Tribune | Education

Above and Beyond

February 07, 2014 | | Education

Kansas Bar Association scholarship contest

The Southwest Kansas Bar Association is sponsoring its annual scholarship essay contest for all qualified seniors attending a high school in the 29 county area served by the Association.

February 02, 2014 | | Education

KU to honor 58 seniors from five Central Kansas high schools

Students from 12 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 5, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

February 02, 2014 | | Education

Tragedy to Triumph: Barton GED success story

Life for Debbie Tomlinson was not easy growing up. Her mother died of lung cancer when she was young and she moved to Kansas from California with her abusive, alcoholic father. She was beaten often and at the age of 15 she was kicked out of her house. She bounced around from home to home and eventually wound up married and pregnant at the age of 17. The lack of her home life stability coupled with her pregnancy caused her to drop out of high school, a decision she immediately regretted.

January 31, 2014 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | Education

University awards semester honors to more than 3,500 students

MANHATTAN – More than 3,500 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2013 semester.

January 31, 2014 | | Education

Central Kansas Christian Academy 4th through 8th grade first semester honor roll

Principals Honor Roll (Straight A's or 4.0 GPA): Jaci Guthrie, Collin Hammond, Evan Hammond, Christopher Schenk

January 26, 2014 | | Education

“Words and Music from Broadway Today” at Sterling College January 21

Wilson Hall is ringing with voices as Sterling College students prepare for the first show of the semester. "Words and Music from Broadway Today" will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1, in Cornerstone in the Student Union.

January 26, 2014 | | Education

Great Bend Middle School 2nd-9 Weeks Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll

January 19, 2014 | | Education

Great Bend High School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

January 19, 2014 | | Education

BCC Honor Roll

Barton Community College has named 239 students to the President's List for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintained a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.

January 19, 2014 | | Education

Golden Belt Community Foundation scholarship application now available

Each year the Golden Belt Community Foundation helps students realize their dreams with scholarships made possible through the generosity of caring donors.

January 19, 2014 | | Education

Local students on national “Who’s Who” list

Forty-seven Fort Hays State University students have been accepted into the 2014 "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."

January 19, 2014 | | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Academic kindergarten pressures continue to puzzle teachers and parents

Finnish kindergarten students don't even try to learn to read, noted Tim Walker, an American who lives and teaches fifth grade in Finland, in ...

October 08, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Q&A: 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, charters playing key role in rebuilding failing schools in ur

NEW ORLEANS — Ten years ago, with schools in New Orleans struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the state of Louisiana made the fateful decision ...

October 07, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Arne Duncan to step down as Education secretary after 7 years of aggressive and controversial policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Friday that he would be stepping down at the end of the year. Obama's longest-serving ...

October 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

High school drops football, replaces it with soccer for homecoming

Students at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School in Missouri will gather at the stadium for a homecoming game, but the ball will be round, not ...

October 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Principal turnover continues to plague schools, as principals are asked to perform multiple roles

Spurred by escalating pressures for performance and a multitude of job demands in a high stress environment, principals are quitting the job at unprecedented rates ...

October 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Why some employers are deciding the best job candidates don't need a college degree

The United Kingdom wing of the Ernst & Young accounting firm recently announced that it will no longer require college degrees starting in 2016, relying instead ...

October 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Local students awarded degrees from Fort Hays State University

Local students are among the 400 who completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2015 term.

October 04, 2015 | | Education

Freshmen honorary Quest selects members for 2015-2016

A Kansas State University honorary that helps outstanding freshmen become future campus leaders has selected new members for the 2015-2016 new year.

October 04, 2015 | | Education

Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Great Bend

Sixteen area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $4,300 at the Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club's alumni/student tailgate ...

October 04, 2015 | | Education

Dumping billions down the drain? Teacher "professional development" spending a total waste, study ar

Teacher professional development is an enormous sinkhole, sucking billions of dollars every year and producing no measurable results, says a new study by TNTP, a ...

October 01, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Teachers can be bullies too: Chicago mother says special-needs son was dressed in trash bag

Chicago mother Nyesha Terry wasn’t exactly thrilled when she visited her son Lloyd’s kindergarten classroom and found him wearing a trash bag, according ...

September 28, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education

Air Fest visitors

September 27, 2015 | | Education

A 4-year-old was told writing left handed is 'evil'

Four-year-old Zayde Sands does everything with his left hand.

September 26, 2015 | Matthew Williams Deseret News | Education

​Kathleen Wary sworn in as Kansas attorney

TOPEKA - Successful applicants to the July 2015 Kansas bar examination were sworn in as Kansas attorneys at a ceremony Friday, Sept. 25, at the Topeka ...

September 25, 2015 | | Education

Cristo Rey high schools breed academic maturity by sending students into the workforce

CHICAGO — It's 10 a.m., class change time in Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, and students are churning between rooms. The boys in dark ...

September 24, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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