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


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 ... » Read More
Posted: nov. 24, 2015 4:09 a.m. | 0 Comments
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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 ...

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Posted: nov. 19, 2015 1:18 p.m. | 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2015 11:39 a.m. | 0 Comments

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.
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Posted: nov. 21, 2015 8:59 p.m. | 0 Comments
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​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 ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2015 10:02 a.m. | 0 Comments

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 ... » Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2015 11:09 a.m. | 0 Comments
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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 ... » Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2015 9:39 a.m. | 0 Comments
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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 ... » Read More
Posted: nov. 16, 2015 9:59 a.m. | 0 Comments
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