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How will the new education secretary shape the law replacing No Child Left Behind?

Six months after Arne Duncan announced he was retiring as education secretary, President Obama formally nominated acting Secretary John King this week for a short tenure of great significance.

February 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBHS FFA presents appreciation plague

February 28, 2016 | | Education




State Piano results

February 28, 2016 | | Education


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


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Students, tutors give new SAT exam mixed reviews in its first month

When she took the SAT in March, Karissa Cloutier, a high school junior in New Hampshire, was one of the first students to take the ...

April 19, 2016 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


The real cost of college is confusing and hidden, new study says

Getting young people into college gets them nowhere if the cost of getting that degree has been poorly estimated and students can’t afford to ...

April 17, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


New members selected to Blue Key senior honorary for 2016-2017

Blue Key, Kanas State University's senior honorary, has selected its new members for the 2016-2017 school year.

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University’s Staley School of Leadership Studies announces 2016 class of Snyder Leaders

The Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University has selected members of the 2016 class of Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The leadership development ...

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Sixth grade band members present concert Monday

Months of hard work will culminate at 7 p.m. on Monday night as all of the Great Bend sixth grade band members join forces ...

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Former local teacher honored

Former Great Bend High School graduate (1994) and Great Bend Middle School teacher (2003-07) Jamie Wetig has been named Assistant Middle School Principal of the ...

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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