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Nike's founder just donated $400 million to Stanford. Is it too much?

Nike founder Phil Knight is donating $400 million to the Stanford Business School, an announcement that has sparked new questions over endowment arms funneling ever greater sums to a tiny handful of the nation's most elite private universities.

March 07, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barton Community College announces fall 2015 graduates

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the fall semester of 2015.

March 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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


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Reed elected to KSSA board

USD 428 Superintendent Brad Reed has been elected to the Kansas School Superintendents Association (KSSA) board of directors.

May 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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