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‘STEAM’ movement, adding arts to STEM, remains a mixed bag

In spring 2013, Susan Riley used Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky's geometric paintings to teach Maryland public school students how to measure acute and obtuse angles.

November 27, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


New school lunch regulations could turn food into something kids won’t eat

Generations of American students who lunched on mystery meat, sloppy Joes, limp pizza, creamed turkey and the ubiquitous pigs in a blanket may now look back with queasy nostalgia on bygone days their children will never know.

November 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


As autism rates rise, expanding technology careers offer a viable pathway for many

Autism rates jumped from around 1.25 percent to 2.2 percent in recent data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but researchers were quick to note the difference reflects a change in categories, not a sudden spike in autism.

November 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


What the stigma of blue-collar jobs is doing to our students

When Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) targeted philosophy majors in the Republican debate last week — arguing that welders earned more — he drew fire from a number of fact checkers, who noted, correctly, that the average philosophy major does earn more than the average welder.

November 24, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


New college at Fort Hays State gets a name: Science, Technology and Math

A fifth academic college became a reality at Fort Hays State University Wednesday when the Kansas Board of Regents unanimously approved the College of Science, Technology and Mathematics.

November 22, 2015 | | Education


FHSU band excited to be a part of history

The players on the Tiger football team won't be the only Fort Hays State University students who will be extra busy the next couple of weeks before first-semester finals.

November 22, 2015 | | Education


No Child Left Behind heads for the wrecking yard, as House and Senate conference signals imminent ch

The most sweeping education reform of the last generation may be headed for the dustbin.

November 21, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


​GBHS students place at math relays

Seventeen Great Bend High School scholars participated in the 37th annual Fort Hays State University Math Relays on Thursday, Nov. 12. Approximately 650 participants competed at this annual event.

November 20, 2015 | | Education


New rules hope to make universities more accountable for getting students jobs

Tough new federal rules regulating for-profit colleges apply a double standard when they ignore community colleges, argues an administrator at a New York City-based career college.

November 18, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools plagued by special-education teacher shortage, as teachers chafe under heavy paperwork

School districts around the country are scrambling to find qualified special-education teachers to handle one of the most demanding teaching jobs, NPR reported, leaving many districts improvising with uncertified special-ed teachers.

November 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why we shouldn’t compare American students to those in Finland and South Korea

Comparing American students to high-flying students in South Korea or Finland is pointless, a new study by the Washington, D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute argues.

November 16, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBHS Band has successful season

The Great Bend High School Panther Marching Band has had a successful fall season.

November 15, 2015 | | Education


CPMS November Students of the Month named

Central Plains Middle School recognizes Lexi Oeser and Jaydon Whiterock as the November Students of the Month.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


Small Colorado town rocked by sexting scandal at local high school

The small Colorado town of Cañon City was rocked Friday with revelations that at least 100 kids had been trading naked pictures of themselves in a "sexting" ring that was said to even include some kids as young as 8th graders in the local middle school.

November 12, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: Raising reading kids while navigating the minefields of digital devices and apps

A growing body of literature is now addressing the collision of the digital age with the rapidly advancing sciences of parenting, brain development and reading acquisition.

November 11, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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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


Feds use fake university to nab 21 visa mill fraudsters

Twenty-one middlemen who took the bait of a federal sting operation were caught with 1,000 illegal student visas last week, ABC News reports. The ...

April 16, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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