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16 Kansas State University graduating seniors receive outstanding award

Kansas State University Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Pat Bosco has selected 16 Kansas State University students for the Dean of Student Life Outstanding Graduating Senior Award.

June 11, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend Middle School 4th Quarter Honor Roll

Honor Roll -

June 11, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation announces 2016 Scholarship Awards

Golden Belt Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 scholarship award winners. Out of 106 applicants, a total of $52,990 in scholarships were awarded to 49 deserving students for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic school year.

June 11, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Why majority of college graduates feel they are unprepared for working life

Graduating from college does not mean a job with flexibility, high pay and benefits. And a recent survey found most college graduates know that.

June 09, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Why schools should ease up on student suspensions

A suspension can go far beyond a bad mark on your child's student record.

June 07, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Career readiness is a little easier at schools like Aviation High

One of the most cutting-edge high school programs in the country is 80 years old, and it teaches students in the heart of one of the world's busiest airports, NPR notes in a new profile of the program.

June 06, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Wheatland awards $12,000 in scholarships

Twelve area high school students now have more money to put towards college. Wheatland Electric announced the winners at its annual meeting April 20. Each student will receive a $1,000 grant from Wheatland. Among them was Shelby Deist, from Great Bend High School.

June 04, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


First United Methodist Church announces 2015-2016 scholarships established and presented through the

Olivia Blackwell was the recipient of the Dan and Jean Swartz Scholarship. Dan was superintendent of schools from 1953-1972. This scholarship is to be used at any accredited college or university.

June 04, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Education Secretary defends new funding rules as leading senator expresses outrage

New federal education funding guidelines could cause chaos in school districts, critics say, forcing many districts to lay off or cut programs to ensure that all schools within a district are being funded equally.

May 31, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Fanshier receives FHSU Stroup Award

HAYS - Arika Fanshier was awarded one of only three Leora B. Stroup Awards given out at Fort Hays State University's ceremony on May 14. These awards, named for the founder of Fort Hays State University's nursing program, recognize outstanding clinical performance, community involvement and academic achievement in three categories.

May 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kiwanis scholarship

Malia Clark is a recipient of a $750 renewable scholarship from the Great Bend Noon Kiwanis Club.

May 30, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Baylor fires coach and demotes president as it struggles to respond to sexual assault scandal

Ken Starr is out as president at Baylor University, as the nation's largest Baptist college struggles to respond to a sexual harassment scandal involving the football team, the New York Times reports.

May 30, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


10 years of winning words at the national spelling bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee wraps up on ESPN today. In 2013 and 2014, the contest ended in a tie, leading to a number of rule changes for 2016 to make the contest harder.

May 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Community Scholarships - Central Plains High School

The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 20 graduates and 11 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May 15. Many donors, alumni, and organizations made it possible to award $41,900 to graduates and alumni to help with their college expenses.

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School 4th Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Nine back-to-school tips to help parents bridge the chasm between home and classroom

Whether its coming back after a long summer or starting kindergarten or preschool, children are often full of school-driven angst at the end of August.

August 27, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBHS to offer ACT review sessions

National ACT average scores are down this year and ACT officials are attributing the drop to the increasing percentage of high school seniors who have ...

August 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Child care pay lags at bottom of pay scale, as advocates urge higher standards and better training

There is an emerging scientific and policy consensus that closing the school achievement gap between rich and poor will require educators and policy makers to ...

August 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why parents should take a 'big pause' before co-signing that student loan

You may want to stare down the puppy dog eyes of a pleading son or daughter to cosign their student loan so they can get ...

August 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Five ultra young college students and where they went

Child prodigies who begin college in their late childhood or early teens are uncommon but not unheard of. The latest case to get attention is ...

August 24, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Are zombie courses creating mindless, debt-ridden students in higher education?

With college costs rapidly escalating, student debt growing, and the real-world applications of some college degrees increasingly questioned, NPR is raising questions about zombies in ...

August 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Facebook enters the education platform wars, partners with Silicon Valley charter network

A charter school network that operates 11 schools in California and Washington state announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop an innovative personalized ...

August 22, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Leaked report says Baylor's strict conduct code may have contributed to silence on rape

Details emerging from an internal review of Baylor's football rape scandal along with a lawsuit filed on behalf of victims both are now suggesting ...

August 22, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Hoisington Middle School grant

August 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Welcome aboard: Great Bend introduces new teachers

Filling virtually every vacant teaching spot before the first day of school is no easy task, but Great Bend USD 428 was able to do ...

August 19, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Education


Pokemon Go brings the past to life as players stumble onto historical markers

Pokemon Go players are stumbling onto history, the Associated Press reports, as players make their way to historical markers looking for Pokemon paraphernalia, but many ...

August 18, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


California legislature balks at pulling grants from religious schools over LGBT issues

Religious leaders and colleges in California claimed victory this week after deflecting a proposed California bill that would have jeopardized state funding for students at ...

August 16, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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