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College admissions race is distorting the behavior and character of high schoolers, say reform advoc

Ashley Gore is poised to graduate from high school with a 4.6 grade point average. She’s taken multiple advancement placement classes, ranks sixth in her class, and has some pretty nice SAT scores.

February 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Harvard prof argues no student is average and we need to stop insisting otherwise

No one is average, argues a Harvard educational neuroscientist.

February 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Regional Pianist finalist

February 21, 2016 | | Education


Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy taking applications for 2016 Session

The American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy is now taking applications for its 2016 session. The event, which will be in its 79th year, will be held Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

February 21, 2016 | | Education


Nearly 150 students receive graduation honors

Nearly 150 Kansas State University students are earning graduation honors with their degrees awarded at fall 2015 commencement.

February 21, 2016 | | Education


FHSU will award honorary Doctor of Arts degree; renowned statesman will give Commencement address

Fort Hays State University will award its first-ever honorary doctorate in May to Robert J. "Bob" Dole, a western Kansas native who earned national and international acclaim over a lifetime of public service. The doctorate will be presented during the university's two Commencement ceremonies on May 13 and 14, where Sen. Dole will be the keynote speaker.

February 21, 2016 | | Education


Pianists qualify for state

Great Bend High School Regional Piano contestants all received I ratings at Regionals in Hays. They all qualified to compete at State in Wichita on Feb. 20. Pictured are, from left: Allysa Keller, Lauren Miller, Allison Regehr. Standing: Baleigh Fry, Elizabeth Gerdes, Emma Bieker and Katy Jerke.

February 20, 2016 | | Education


Talking yourself into obsolescence

Manufacturers plan for obsolescence, ensuring you will have to trade in your old microwave or iron for a new one, usually just a few years after the warranty goes belly up or after you have paid for the third add-on warranty you purchased to keep the first warranty fresh. Unfortunately, human beings do not have the ability for an extended warranty unless you create your own warranty by improving yourself and your situation.

February 18, 2016 | Darrel Hammon Deseret News | Education


193 named to Sterling College’s fall Dean’s Honor Roll

The fall 2015 Sterling College Dean's Honor Roll recognizes 193 students who completed the semester with a 3.50 GPA or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits of online work.

February 14, 2016 | | Education


SBU releases Fall 2015 honor roll

Southwest Baptist University has released the Fall 2015 honor roll lists for undergraduate students. Hunter Middleton of Great Bend was named to the Trustee's List.

February 14, 2016 | | Education


GBHS Regional Piano contest

February 14, 2016 | | Education




BCC Honor Roll

Barton Community College has named 213 students to the President's List for the fall 2015 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.

February 14, 2016 | | Education


Early Ed Center works with KU resource to help infants, toddlers

When a child in central Kansas is referred to a developmental pediatrician, the wait for an appointment can be up to 18 months.

February 12, 2016 | | Education


Emporia State University students earn first-year Scholar Honors

Emporia State University congratulates more than 200 students honored for achievement during their first semester of college.

February 07, 2016 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Above and Beyond students named

Great Bend Middle School announces the April through May Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have ...

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


25 years after the first charter school, model sees steady growth but results remain a work in progr

It's been 25 years since Minnesota launched the charter school movement in June of 1991, and after years of steady growth, charters are now ...

May 11, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Despite poverty and teen pregnancy, new National Teacher of the Year overcame challenges

The new National Teacher of the Year announced last week came from humble beginnings and faced textbook challenges, including a teen pregnancy. Jahana Hayes, who ...

May 10, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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