Education

Dreamstime
March 11, 2018 - 1:07 am
Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas responded to the mass Valentine's Day shooting at a Florida high school by drafting legislation to mandate safety standards for schools and provide state funds to school districts for training and security upgrades. But educators and other legislators are...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2018 - 9:07 am
No Manhattan High School football players will be charged in a beating that injured two teammates last fall. Lyon County Attorney Marc Goodman said in a letter to Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson this week that he found insufficient evidence to prove a criminal case in the October incident. He...
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KNSS News
March 10, 2018 - 8:17 am
A fraternity at the University of Kansas has been closed because of several health and safety violations and a failure to meet its national organization's guidelines. The national Sigma Alpha Epsilon organization announced Thursday that the Kansas chapter will close after 115 years at the...
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2018 - 10:25 am
Lawrence is making plans for its high schools to start 25 minutes later in August 2019 because research shows teens need the sleep. School board member Rick Ingram has long called for later start times. He cites research that indicates it improves academic performance, attendance and graduation...
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2018 - 12:30 am
Lately, there have been reports of multiple threats to area schools. Different district respond to these concerns in different ways to ensure that their students and faculty feel safe. Mike Bonner, Valley Center Public Schools Assistant Superintendent says that every threat they get is investigated...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 4:33 am
A high school in southeast Idaho was briefly placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed past the campus. The Times-News reports the Black Angus bull rampaged across the town of Burley on Tuesday, trampling over signs and charging at people before arriving at Burley High...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 1:03 am
A Goddard High School senior who wants to be a marine has earned a huge scholarship, courtesy of the NROTC. Daley Driscoll calls serving his country a dream and it's now one step closer to becoming reality. The Goddard High School senior is now the recipient of the one hundred and eighty-thousand...
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Dreamstime
February 16, 2018 - 3:34 pm
The Wichita Police Department say they are investigating two threats made today on social media at local high schools and in one case a 17-year-old has been arrested. A Bishop Carroll official notified police of a social media post involving a student threatening physical violence at a school. The...
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Steve McIntosh
February 15, 2018 - 11:00 am
Wichita State University President John Bardo spoke Thursday at the U.S. House of Representatives, where he provided testimony to the committee on Science, Space and Technology. Bardo spoke about what WSU is doing to improve STEM education and to more closely tie the university's educational...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 25, 2018 - 11:13 am
The Walt Disney Company announced earlier this week that they will give more than 125,000 employees a one-time $1,000 cash bonus.
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