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Six surprising things American parents really think about education

What do American parents really think of their public schools?

September 05, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Feds offering Pell grants and loans to students in unconventional higher ed programs

High school graduates looking for the next level of career training may have new, more flexible options if a new pilot program by the U.S. Department of Education works out.

September 04, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Fort Hays State University announces summer 2016 graduates

A total of 470 students completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2016 term.

September 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


The good life: Kansas State University receives high rankings in love for the college, happy student

Kansas State University students know a spot that they love full well, according to the latest educational review publications.

September 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Why Stanford bans hard liquor on campus

Stanford University has announced a new policy cracking down on booze on campus, NPR reports. Hard liquor will now be banned from most campus parties, while beer and wine are still allowed. And hard liquor possessed privately in dorms must be in very small bottles.

August 31, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


ACT now testing more students, but college readiness remains stuck

The ACT released its nationwide 2016 test results last week. The numbers are troubling but not necessarily surprising.

August 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


How college students can stay safe while studying abroad

Jossalyn Jensen, a Juilliard School violist who won a Fulbright scholarship to study music in Paris for two years, is among the thousands of American students setting out to study abroad this fall.

August 29, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | 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 taken the test. However, thanks in large part to the ACT Review program installed at Great Bend High School in 2015-2016, not only did 16 percent more students take the ACT at GBHS, but the average composite score maintained from the prior year and even increased from two years ago.

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 focus on the first five years of life. Neuroscience is increasingly demonstrating this has an outsized impact on a child’s prospects as an adult.

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 a better interest rate, the New York Times suggests in a back to school primer for parents. There are some obvious advantages, but things can get complicated very quickly.

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 that of Jeremy Schuler, who enters Cornell's engineering program this month at age 12.

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 the classroom.

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 learning software platform that is about to begin its second year of testing, the New York Times reports.

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 that the university may have inadvertently exacerbated problems by intimidating witnesses and victims through a strict conduct code.

August 22, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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Great Bend senior a BBB 2017 Student of Integrity Award winner

Often, when you see "ethics" in the headlines, there is usually trouble – an investigation or violation of a law, rule or code. The Better Business ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU Honors College welcomes new members

HAYS - The Honors College at Fort Hays State University has selected 31 new students, including five current FHSU students and 26 incoming freshmen.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Local student named Governor’s Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Madison Otter of Great Bend High School was selected to attend the 34th Annual Governor's Scholars ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


HMS honor roll

Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the 4th nine weeks.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School Community Scholarship recipients

The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 22 graduates and ten alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May 14 ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Credit Union of America awards scholarship to local student

Wichita - Credit Union of America (CUA) has awarded eight students with scholarship funds from Credit Union of America's John Michener Scholarship program for the ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Q&A: Could less school and fewer tests be the key to better scores?

Timothy Walker is an American school teacher who suffered a nervous breakdown teaching in Massachusetts before finding peace of mind and career satisfaction teaching second-graders ...

May 19, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: Common misconceptions about how humans learn

Ulrich Boser was a slow learner as a child, a fact that ultimately motivated him to study learning. At some point, Boser says he broke ...

May 17, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Kansas State University launches community development online graduate certificate

MANHATTAN - To help educate people interested in fostering positive social, economic, cultural and environmental change, Kansas State University will launch a new online graduate certificate ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


K-State Soil Judging Team takes 2nd at nationals

MANHATTAN – Kansas State University's Soil Judging Team won 2nd place in the "Overall Team" and 2nd place in the "Group Judging" categories at the ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kaitlin Adams receives Girl Scout scholarship

WICHITA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland announced that $23,500 in scholarships has been awarded to seven Kansas Girl Scouts. The recipients include Kaitlin Adams ...

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS students awarded local, county scholarships

Great Bend High School's Senior Awards/Scholarship program was held Wednesday, May 10, at the GBHS Auditorium.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS forensics team competes at state

The Great Bend High School forensics team competed at the state champs tournament in Valley Center on Saturday, May 6. The students placed 11th out ...

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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