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The New York program that helps at-risk kids do better in high school

At-risk youths who held a summer job may also improve their school test scores this year, a new National Bureau of Economic Research study finds.

September 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


2015 Miller Scholarship

Anna Frizell and Caleb Maneth are the recipients of the Carl and Evelyn Miller Memorial 4-H Scholarship. Carl and Evelyn were leaders for the Lakin Go-Getters 4-H club. Carl served on the 4-H Holding Board from 1969 through 1975 and they both worked for many years with the 4-H Chicken BBQ.

September 20, 2015 | | Education




Is ‘God bless you’ a classroom distraction?

A professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley wants to change sneezing forever.

September 18, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


If starting class later in the day helps kids learn, why do so few schools do it?

The CDC is urging U.S. high schools and middle schools to start class at 8:30 a.m. or later, but found that only 1 in 5 of these schools start first period that late.

September 18, 2015 | Matthew Williams Deseret News | Education


A big issue for parents was ignored in Wednesday's GOP debate

There was a lot said during Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate. Candidates opened up about national security, foreign policy and taxation, according to The Atlantic, and spent a bulk of the three-hour debate sparring with each other.

September 18, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


This former student earned a 4.0 GPA — but pass/fail classes could've helped with her only regret

Rachael Larimore maintained a 4.0 GPA and garnered 12 varsity sports letters during high school — but whenever she struggles to use a camera at vacations or sporting events, she does have some regret about her experience as a student, she wrote for Slate.

September 17, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Why you shouldn't care that SAT scores are stagnating, and what they don't mean about American educa

SAT scores for 2014 hit their lowest mark in the past 10 years, the College Board reports, leading some observers to fear that a decade of school reforms have amounted to little.

September 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Students still flock to private colleges despite 'scarily high tuition prices'

When Becca Arbacher chose to attend a private college, she made a choice different from 80 percent of her peers, according to NPR.

September 16, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Teens are using this calculator app for something other than math class, and it's worrying parents

Parents who hope their child is using a calculator to do better in math class might be getting fooled, according to BuzzFeed.

September 15, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Washington State Supreme Court rules charter schools violate state constitution

After deliberating for nearly a year, and waiting until two weeks after school started, the Washington State Supreme Court struck down a charter school law narrowly approved by voters in 2012.

September 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Sen. Moran accepting applications for Spring 2016 internships

Positions available in Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices

September 13, 2015 | | Education


Ignorance isn't just bliss, it's key to expanding your knowledge

Embracing ignorance is the key to expanding knowledge, argues the author of a new book on ignorance, writing in the New York Times.

September 12, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


When learning to code is cooler than learning French

"Code me some Java" is the new "como se llama."

September 12, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards local grant

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - On Thursday, Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Eisenhower Elementary School in Great Bend a $2,500 grant to support its VIP Lunch Club program. The local grant is part of over $4 million awarded on Sept. 10 to approximately 870 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the across the 43 states Dollar General serves.

September 11, 2015 | | Education


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GBMS Jazz students bring home awards

Great Bend Middle School Jazz Band attended the 43rd annual Bryce Lutz Jazz Festival at Hutchinson Community College. The festival is open to middle school ...

February 23, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU students attend annual Research Day in Topeka

HAYS – Fort Hays State University students recently joined their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Cyber defenders score high in national competition

MANHATTAN - Team members from the Kansas State University Cyber Defense Club brought home second-place honors in the Spring 2018 National ISEAGE Cyber Defense Competition, Feb ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


K-State students earn fall 2017 degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - Nearly 1,500 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2017. The graduates are from 86 Kansas counties, 40 states and ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU students to attend annual research day in Topeka

HAYS - Fort Hays State University students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research ...

February 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Applications for KEMA Scholarship are being accepted until Feb. 23

The Kansas Emergency Management Association (KEMA) is still accepting applications for the KEMA Scholarship. Two $400 scholarships will be awarded. The application period will be ...

February 10, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton freshman Dorian Lueth to participate in Kansas Intercollegiate Orchestra

Barton freshman Dorian Lueth will participate in the Kansas Intercollegiate Orchestra during the 2018 Kansas Music Educators Association state convention February 22-24 in Wichita. He ...

February 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC nursing program announces secondary application deadline

The nursing program at Barton Community College has announced a secondary deadline accepting student applications for the 18-19 academic year until March 1. Those who ...

February 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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