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New Jersey public school racially split over academic pressure

A New Jersey suburb of Princeton University, which churns out high achieving high school graduates, is riven with conflict, the New York Times reports, because many Caucasian parents want the academic pressures relaxed, while many Asian-American parents fear that high expectations will be drawn down and a record of excellence eroded.

January 14, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


U.S. colleges: get your hoverboard off campus

Like the neighbors telling young kids to get off their lawn, colleges students are being told to get off their hoverboards.

January 13, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Why so many black families are homeschooling their children

A new study says that a teacher’s demographic matters for students, which may offer a clue as to why there’s been a shift in how black parents provide education for their children.

January 10, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation now accepting 2016-2017 scholarship applications

Each year Golden Belt Community Foundation helps students realize their dreams with scholarships made possible through the generosity of caring donors. The Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.

January 10, 2016 | | Education


Kansas State University students receive record $29.8M in scholarships

Nearly 13,700 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students for the 2015-2016 school year.

January 10, 2016 | | Education


Ottawa University announces Fall 2015 Dean’s List

Ottawa University announces students named to the Fall 2015 Dean's List.

January 03, 2016 | | Education


La Guardia program outperforms traditional adult GED preparation

Modupe Marks was a 37-year-old Nigerian immigrant who ran her own spa and hair salon business in New York City when the recession hit in 2008. As her business tanked, she was left dangling without skills or credentials suited to the new economy.

December 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Why seemingly weird educational innovations matter to the future of learning

Fifteen years of education reformers trying to enforce conformity has demonstrated that there is something to educational biodiversity. Just as genetic variation can save a species, there is value in letting parents and schools experiment with seemingly odd notions, in acknowledging the "unknown unknowns" of education reform. Pushing the range of what is possible can help hone today's mainstream and tomorrow's innovations.

December 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


​GBMS students go Above and Beyond

Great Bend Middle School announces the November through December Above and Beyond Winners. All of these students were nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming good citizens of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school administrators.

December 23, 2015 | | Education


Hoisington Middle School leadership students

Each nine weeks Hoisington Middle School faculty and staff choose students who have shown leadership throughout the school. This can include being respectful to adults and students, improving in grades, being helpful in and out of the classroom and just showing leadership qualities. To promote these qualities, students participate in a Leadership Luncheon. On Dec. 16, the chosen students were treated to pizza for lunch.

December 20, 2015 | | Education


Hoisington kids donate to food bank

Roosevelt Elementary School students collected canned goods and money to donate to the Hoisington Food Bank. Pictured are Preschoolers from Kim Specht's room: Colton Staudinger, Brinley Maier, and Reed Ney.

December 17, 2015 | | Education


St. Joseph students connecting with Woodhaven residents

Once a month, a selected group of students from St. Joseph School visits the residents of Woodhaven Care Center. The students entertain the residents in a number of ways from reading with them one-on-one to leading them in games of BINGO to interacting individually with a variety of board or card games.

December 14, 2015 | | Education


For better mental health, consider delaying kindergarten, Stanford study suggests

A study by Stanford Graduate School of Education professor Thomas Dee suggests that delaying kindergarten by one year, known as "redshirting," can significantly reduce hyperactivity and boost attention spans.

December 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


How much math do college-bound students really need?

Amping up math standards has been a key piece of the campaign to get American high school students "college and career ready," but some critics say the math skills now demanded of many high school students are simply harder than they need to be, even for the majority of college-bound students.

December 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Florida middle school boost academic results by going to all boys, but critics abound

The teachers at Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy sat in stunned silence on their first day back from summer break. It was the fall of 2011, and principal John Haley had just announced that the state had given their school a “D” grade.

December 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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The simple way parents can help their college student grow

College today may not be offering students the education parents want for their children.

May 16, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Hutchinson Community College Health Information Management grads

The Health Information Management (HIM) Program at Hutchinson Community College presented their 2016 graduating class with certification pins in ceremonies on Friday, May 6.

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Local students named Governor’s Scholar’s

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Abigail Stiner and Taylor Huslig of Great Bend High School and Emily Jae Hammond of Hoisington High ...

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Above and Beyond students named

Great Bend Middle School announces the April through May Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have ...

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


25 years after the first charter school, model sees steady growth but results remain a work in progr

It's been 25 years since Minnesota launched the charter school movement in June of 1991, and after years of steady growth, charters are now ...

May 11, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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