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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
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  • The latest local Education news and information for Dodge City KS and beyond.
Posted May 21, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Every year Dodge City Community College honors a distinguished alumnus at a luncheon as part of commencement. This year Dana P. Waters was honored for Achievement in Education. Dana Poteet grew up on a farm in southwest Kansas, attending Meade schools. She married Ted Waters, of Fowler, and together they farmed and raised two sons. Seeing a need in her community, Waters and a friend created The Fowler Mercantile, a small gift shop and soda fountain where they sold gifts,...

Posted May 17, 2016 at 1:01 AM

More than 20 nontraditional students graduated with high school diplomas Sunday as part of the Dodge City Education Center program. "We've had (ages) from 18 to 80," Dodge City schools superintendent Alan Cunningham said. "It's good for...

Posted May 14, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Greg Goff has supported Dodge City Community College for many years. Goff played basketball for the Conquistadors after graduating from Dodge City High School. He grew up around DCCC as his father, Don, supported the college as a donor and...

Posted May 12, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The Kansas Supreme Court is expected to make a decision on the Gannon V. Kansas equitable school funding case within the next few weeks. The Gannon lawsuit was filed in 2010, and the case touches two major issues -- whether the state's...

Posted May 11, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Two Cimarron teachers will get to take the trip of a lifetime thanks to a grant from the Rural School and Community Trust's Global Teacher Fellowship.

Posted May 11, 2016 at 1:01 AM

With 56 percent of band students and 82 percent of orchestra students in the Dodge City school district using school-owned instruments, the Dodge City Schools Board of Education approved continuing its three-year instrument replacement...

Updated May 10, 2016 at 2:47 PM

TOPEKA, Kan. — A skeptical Kansas Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned whether recent changes in the state's education funding system are fair to poor public schools because aid for most districts remained unchanged. The high court...

Posted May 10, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments today on whether the Legislature's new school funding formula is constitutional. Under the new formula, a school district’s supplemental general state aid would be determined by...

Posted May 7, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Dodge City Middle School and Miller Elementary School were honored May 6 at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka. As two of 25 Kansas schools and school districts honored, they offer excellent character education...

Posted May 6, 2016 at 1:01 AM

To aid music instruction, the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas awarded Sacred Heart Catholic School a $1,500 Class Piano grant. "With the grant, we purchased 20 Casio SA76 model pianos and headphone sets," music teacher Daniel...

Posted May 4, 2016 at 1:01 AM

More than a 100 sixth grade students swarmed downtown on Tuesday and today as a part of National Historic Preservation Month. In its fifth year, the activity is a way to educate the public on our historic sites, especially reaching out...

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