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High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.
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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 10:26 a.m. | 0 Comments

​Barton Nursing partnership with St. Rose Health Center continues to thrive

Nothing can prepare a student for a career like hands-on experience with real-world equipment. Barton’s Nursing, Adult Healthcare and Pharmacy Technician programs will all have more opportunities for continued real-world scenarios with the help of a recent, sizable donation of about $140,000 worth of equipment from St. Rose Health Center in Great Bend.

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Posted: feb. 25, 2015 5:58 p.m. | 0 Comments
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College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.
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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 11:07 p.m. | 0 Comments
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American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 3:26 a.m. | 0 Comments
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Ellinwood High School Band attends KSU Band Day

ELLINWOOD — Several Ellinwood High School band members recently participated in the KSU Concert Band Clinic in Manhattan.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 4:54 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.
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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:16 a.m. | 0 Comments
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GBMS Above and Beyond winners

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

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Posted: feb. 20, 2015 11:37 a.m. | 0 Comments
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GBHS FFA attends Kansas Equifest

Posted: feb. 19, 2015 11:07 a.m. | 0 Comments
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