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Can texting parents about their child's school work improve student achievement?

Texting parents about a child's academic performance may be the simple, inexpensive answer to improving student achievement, but is it the right one?

August 04, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Bill Clinton's shout out raises profile of 20-year old home preschool instruction program

In a tribute to his wife at the Democratic Convention, former president Bill Clinton drew attention to a preschool home visit and parental education program that she helped bring to Arkansas in the 1980s, which remains to this day an example of how early education can help low-income kids.

August 04, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


What free state college tuition might look like if a state faces a budget crisis

The raw politics of state university tuition and funding are coming into focus in Illinois, whose pension-driven budget woes have percolated for years.

August 04, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


New index intended to help address pay, conditions of childcare workers

The expense of childcare isn't the only burden the needed service poses to the poor. The low salaries childcare employees earn makes it difficult for them to lift themselves out of poverty.

August 02, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Education


Barton Community College announces spring 2016 graduates

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the spring semester of 2016.

July 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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


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Great Bend Optimist distribute dictionaries

December 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students selected for special roles at university’s commencement ceremonies

Several Kansas State University students will serve as speakers, vocalists and musicians at the university's upcoming commencement ceremonies on Dec. 9 and 10.

December 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Thankful for LIFE

Lincoln Elementary School's LIFE program – Literacy Integrated Family Engagement – wrapped up this past week with a graduation and early Thanksgiving feast. LIFE classes bring ...

November 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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