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Why so many black families are homeschooling their children

A new study says that a teacher’s demographic matters for students, which may offer a clue as to why there’s been a shift in how black parents provide education for their children.

January 10, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation now accepting 2016-2017 scholarship applications

Each year Golden Belt Community Foundation helps students realize their dreams with scholarships made possible through the generosity of caring donors. The Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.

January 10, 2016 | | Education


Kansas State University students receive record $29.8M in scholarships

Nearly 13,700 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students for the 2015-2016 school year.

January 10, 2016 | | Education


Ottawa University announces Fall 2015 Dean’s List

Ottawa University announces students named to the Fall 2015 Dean's List.

January 03, 2016 | | Education


La Guardia program outperforms traditional adult GED preparation

Modupe Marks was a 37-year-old Nigerian immigrant who ran her own spa and hair salon business in New York City when the recession hit in 2008. As her business tanked, she was left dangling without skills or credentials suited to the new economy.

December 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why seemingly weird educational innovations matter to the future of learning

Fifteen years of education reformers trying to enforce conformity has demonstrated that there is something to educational biodiversity. Just as genetic variation can save a species, there is value in letting parents and schools experiment with seemingly odd notions, in acknowledging the "unknown unknowns" of education reform. Pushing the range of what is possible can help hone today's mainstream and tomorrow's innovations.

December 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


​GBMS students go Above and Beyond

Great Bend Middle School announces the November through December Above and Beyond Winners. All of these students were nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming good citizens of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school administrators.

December 23, 2015 | | Education


Hoisington Middle School leadership students

Each nine weeks Hoisington Middle School faculty and staff choose students who have shown leadership throughout the school. This can include being respectful to adults and students, improving in grades, being helpful in and out of the classroom and just showing leadership qualities. To promote these qualities, students participate in a Leadership Luncheon. On Dec. 16, the chosen students were treated to pizza for lunch.

December 20, 2015 | | Education


Hoisington kids donate to food bank

Roosevelt Elementary School students collected canned goods and money to donate to the Hoisington Food Bank. Pictured are Preschoolers from Kim Specht's room: Colton Staudinger, Brinley Maier, and Reed Ney.

December 17, 2015 | | Education


St. Joseph students connecting with Woodhaven residents

Once a month, a selected group of students from St. Joseph School visits the residents of Woodhaven Care Center. The students entertain the residents in a number of ways from reading with them one-on-one to leading them in games of BINGO to interacting individually with a variety of board or card games.

December 14, 2015 | | Education


For better mental health, consider delaying kindergarten, Stanford study suggests

A study by Stanford Graduate School of Education professor Thomas Dee suggests that delaying kindergarten by one year, known as "redshirting," can significantly reduce hyperactivity and boost attention spans.

December 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


How much math do college-bound students really need?

Amping up math standards has been a key piece of the campaign to get American high school students "college and career ready," but some critics say the math skills now demanded of many high school students are simply harder than they need to be, even for the majority of college-bound students.

December 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Florida middle school boost academic results by going to all boys, but critics abound

The teachers at Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy sat in stunned silence on their first day back from summer break. It was the fall of 2011, and principal John Haley had just announced that the state had given their school a “D” grade.

December 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


K-State’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter celebrates 100 years, initiates newest members

Kansas State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor society, has initiated new members for fall 2015.

December 13, 2015 | | Education


PSU releases list of Fall 2015 graduates

About 560 students participated in Pittsburg State University's spring commencement exercises on December 11th. Commencement exercises were held in the Garfield Weede physical education building on the PSU campus. Area graduates include: Hoisington: Katherine M. Willis - BSE; Larned:

December 13, 2015 | | Education


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The Masonic Grand Lodge of Kansas awarded scholarship

The Masonic Grand Lodge of Kansas awarded Colton Potts a $3,000 scholarship for his second-place winning essay in its 2017 essay contest. Potts chose ...

January 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Jared Gumescheimer earns 'Colonel' title

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - Jared Gumescheimer has successfully completed the course in Auctioneering and Auction Sales Management at the Missouri Auction School. Jared is the grandson of ...

January 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students of the Week

November and December Students of the Week at Great Bend High School were treated to lunch recently at Gambino's Pizza. They are, from left ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Ellinwood High/Middle School honor roll

2nd Quarter Honor Roll

January 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend Middle School 2nd Quarter honor roll

A/B Honor Roll

January 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC nursing program accepting applications

The nursing program at Barton Community College is accepting student applications for the 2018-19 academic year until Jan. 31. Those wishing to apply to the ...

January 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBCF 2018-2019 scholarship applications available

Golden Belt Community Foundation provides local college students with a free scholarship search and application process. The goal is simple, to connect students with donors ...

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School Honor Roll

2nd nine weeks honor roll

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School second-quarter honor roll listed

The Great Bend High School second-quarter honor roll is as follows:

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


HMS announces honor rolls

HOISINGTON – The Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. It includes:

January 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


2018 Kansas Horizon Award program recognizes 32 first-year Kansas educators

TOPEKA – Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2018 Kansas Horizon Award program.

January 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Kansas State University awards semester honors to more than 4,000 students

MANHATTAN - A record 4,044 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2017 semester.

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Three state agencies partnering to award scholarships to Kansas high school seniors

TOPEKA - Kansas Securities Commissioner John Wine, State Bank Commissioner Miki Bowman, and Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer announced the opening of the 2018 Kansas Financial ...

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


How to read 100 books this year

My sister-in-law is not the type to brag. So she never would have admitted it herself.

January 11, 2018 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Education


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