Alva Review-Courier -

Regional / Education

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 2268



Keeping students safe is a growth industry struggling to fulfill its mission

John S. Carlson, Michigan State University (THE CONVERSATION) In the 25 years I’ve spent working as a school psychologist and professor of school psychology, I’ve never seen so much federal, state and local money spent to “harden” school...

 

Report: Lack of leadership led to Kansas player's death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A scathing report following an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice at a Kansas community college found “a striking...

 

To stop police shootings of people with mental health disabilities, I asked them what cops – and everyone – could do to help

Eds: This story was supplied by The Conversation for AP customers. The Associated Press does not guarantee the content. Jennifer Sarrett, Emory University (THE CONVERSATION) After Shukri Ali Said left her house during a mental health crisis on April...

 

Cherokee Nation considers cutting school funds over policies

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council is considering whether the tribe should cut funding to schools that ban Native American students from observing cultural practices during events such as graduations. The council's Rules Committ...

 

Decatur group partner to provide free learning opportunities

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Huddled around the open books, the women intently discussed detailed passages about the lives of sea turtles and the cave paintings of the Mayans. For three hours a day, twice a week, they gather at Carrie Matthews Recreation...

 

AP-NORC poll: Many youths say high school diploma is enough

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...

 

Here's why colleges are being forced to close their doors - and what they can do to stay open

Robert Massa, University of Southern California (THE CONVERSATION) When Cincinnati Christian University became aware of its declining enrollment and dwindling tuition revenue in 2015, the university made a “series of bold bets” to stay afloat....

 

Cherokee Nation considers cutting school funds over policies

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council is considering whether the tribe should cut funding to schools that ban Native American students from observing cultural practices during events such as graduations. The council's Rules Committ...

 

Schools, coaches more willing to fight NCAA allegations

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The ink on the NCAA's notice of allegations was but a few hours old when officials at Kansas huddled with Jayhawks coach Bill Self and crafted a strongly worded response that not only disputed the claims but went on the offens...

 

Omaha district helps students learn how to be 'good humans'

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Olive Lowe has a plan. If her 4-year-old sister yells at her, then Olive, a sixth grader, will ignore her. Or take a deep breath before she responds. Olive crafted the "if-then" plan during a recent lesson in Lindsey Jagels'...

 

Norman residents make human chain for the new public library

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The human chain stretched all the way across Andrews Park, snaking between picnic tables and pavilions, past a kickball game, over two roads and across a parking lot. The chain ended on both sides in libraries, one old and one...

 

Native students want U of Arizona head to apologize for quip

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A group of University of Arizona students is demanding the school's president apologize for remarks he made using Native American stereotypes. Members of Native SOAR, a university mentoring program for Native American...

 

Wichita State University names Jay Golden as next president

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A vice chancellor at East Carolina University experienced in building research campuses will become the new president of Wichita State University. The Kansas Board of Regents announced Thursday that Jay Golden will assume the...

 

Colorado school dean pleads not guilty in 2 cases

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado middle school dean has pleaded not guilty after authorities accused him of bringing a handgun to school and threatening administrators in April. The Sentinel reported Thursday that 31-year-old Tushar Rae was charged...

 

Man pleads guilty in connection with CSU student's death

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A man charged in connection with his roommate's shooting death near Colorado State University has pleaded guilty to evidence tampering. The Coloradoan reports that 22-year-old Colemann Carver entered his plea Thursday...

 

University of Texas fraternity closes over hazing claims

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has been shut down following a university investigation into hazing allegations, the third such accusation the chapter has faced in eight years. The investigation...

 

Universities say they're complying with campus speech law

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota university leaders told state lawmakers on Wednesday that they're working to implement a law aimed at ensuring free speech and intellectual diversity, after one legislator accused them of "slow walking" the...

 

Little Rock schools brace for possible teachers strike

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock's school district is bracing for the possibility of its first strike in decades because a state panel this month voted to strip the local union of its collective bargaining power, adding more uncertainty to a...

 

Nebraska high school students to train as nursing assistants

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Mid-Plains Community College has announced a program to have high school students train to be nursing assistants. The school says in a news release that its Broken Bow campus, the Melham Medical Center and Broken Bow High...

 

Tulsa schools seek public input on slashing $20M from budget

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa Public Schools has released a report detailing the community feedback collected during a series of public meetings and through an online survey about the 2020-21 budget redesign effort. Officials hosted 11 community...

 

Nationwide program uses schools to spread word about census

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is giving a homework assignment to schoolchildren across the country: Tell your parents to fill out the census form. Your school's funding depends on it. Census officials launched a nationwide program...

 

Community colleges open the door to selective universities

The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Justin Ortagus, University of Florida and Xiaodan Hu (THE CONVERSATION) When it comes to getting into a selective university, high school...

 

University of Missouri apologizes after tweet on diversity

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri athletic department has apologized and taken down a tweet intended to promote the NCAA's "diversity and inclusion week" after receiving complaints that it was racially insensitive. The original post,...

 

Oklahoma regent resigns after reelection as vice-chair

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has resigned shortly after being reelected vice chairman of the panel overseeing the OU system that includes Cameron and Rogers State universities. Renzi Stone posted his...

 

Pompeo plans to visit Wichita for event with Ivanka Trump

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to visit Wichita later this week for an event about workforce development with Ivanka Trump, an appearance that could raise fellow Republicans' hopes that he'll run for the Senate next...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019