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Social Networking Site Helps Match Up Dorm Roommates

Posted: 08/20/2010 - Pairing college roommates can be awkward at best. But now, Southeast Missouri State University is using a social networking site called RoommateClick — something of a combination of Facebook and eHarmony — to help match those with similar interests and lifestyles.

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At Fort Hays, President Fears 'Unthinkable'

Posted: 08/20/2010 - President Edward H. Hammond says the school in Hays faces stiff challenges related to state funding, which has dropped 15% in recent years.

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Brownback Outlines Kan. Education Plans

Posted: 08/18/2010 - Republican Sam Brownback is promising to promote innovation and a revision of the Kansas school finance formula if he's elected governor.

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Harvard Tops College Rankings List

Posted: 08/17/2010 - Harvard tops Ivy League rival Princeton in the latest edition of the influential U.S. News & World Report university rankings, while a stronger emphasis on graduation rates drives other changes in the Top 10.

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School Budget Cuts Cause Debate In Derby

Posted: 08/11/2010 - 47th Street South and K-15, a busy intersection particularly at drive time. Imagine kids having to cross this intersection to go to school and come home from school.

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President Obama Signs Bill To Help Teachers

Posted: 08/11/2010 - President Barack Obama has signed a bill that he says will save hundreds of thousands of teachers and other public workers from unemployment.

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Kan. College Announces Honors For Mother Teresa

Posted: 08/11/2010 - A Catholic college in northeast Kansas college will mark the 100th birthday of the late Mother Teresa with several honors, including the naming of a building for the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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President Obama Raising Money, Touting College Goals

Posted: 08/09/2010 - The president's fundraising stops on Monday in two Texas cities, Austin and Dallas, come as Democrats fight to hang onto to their voting majorities in the House and Senate this November, halfway through President Obama's first term.

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House Coming Back To Vote On Jobs Bill

Posted: 08/08/2010 - A week into their summer break, members of the House are about to return to Capitol Hill to take up a $26 billion jobs bill.

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New Greensburg School Gears Up For Students

Posted: 08/07/2010 - Officials in the south-central Kansas town of Greensburg are preparing to greet students this year at the new $50 million eco-friendly school complex.

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Jobs Bill To Stop Teacher Layoffs Nears Approval

Posted: 08/05/2010 - The votes of a couple of GOP moderates are expected to help keep legislation on track that would provide billions to save the jobs of teachers and other public workers.

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Poll: Language A Barrier For Latinos In Schools

Posted: 08/05/2010 - An Associated Press-Univision poll finds many Latino parents have a hard time helping their children with homework or communicating with U.S. teachers as English-immersion classes become widespread in K-12 schools.

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