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  1. Wichita State students run consulting firm for experience

    01.15 / 17:30 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    (AP) — A student-run consulting firm at Wichita State University is giving undergraduates a chance to gain experience and make mistakes before they enter the workplace. The firm, called Barton International Group, offers data analysis, digital marketing, feasibility analysis and market research, The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2jbNQWu ) reports. Most participants are business students, although the group is open to all undergraduate students at the university, BIG marketing director C…
  2. Master's programs growing at tribal colleges in North Dakota

    01.15 / 16:53 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    SBC Agriculture Division Director Gary Halvorson said both the graduates have gotten good jobs and that he expects the master's program to continue growing as other students see it boost graduates' chances of being successful after graduation. The college sought master's accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission in education, business and was approved in environmental science. Halvorson said SBC is in talks with NASA about acquiring an air quality station so the agency can record…
  3. Police: No injuries in school bus crash near Oregon ski area

    01.15 / 16:52 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    (AP) — No injuries have been reported following a crash involving a school bus carrying the Bend High School cross country ski team that struck two vehicles, and then was struck by a tractor-trailer. Oregon State Police tell KTVZ-TV (http://bit.ly/2jlqeii) that the bus driver on Saturday afternoon went into the oncoming lane of State Highway 35 near Mount Hood to avoid hitting backed-up traffic but slid and struck at least two v…
  4. Vermont Army National Guard struggles with recruitment

    01.13 / 20:51 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    (AP) — The Vermont Army National Guard is seeking to provide incentives for men and women to serve amid a struggle to keep up recruitment numbers. Adjutant General Steven Cray tells Vermont Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2j8Xg2n ) that the possibility of deployment and more time spent training than in the past may be discouraging some people from j…
  5. Justice taps consultant, Manchin's wife to run 2 agencies

    01.13 / 19:38 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    (AP) — Gov.-elect Jim Justice has chosen an energy industry consultant to head West Virginia's Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's wife to head his Department of Education and the Arts. The department handles mining and drilling licensing, pollution cleanups and environmental p…
  6. Jackson Public Schools to begin search for superintendent

    01.13 / 19:01 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    (AP) — The Jackson Public Schools board has voted to launch a national search for the school district's next superintendent. State officials downgraded the district's accreditation status to probation last year, warning that additional sanctions were a possibility if improvements in classroom instruction, safety and discipline weren't m…
  7. Ratings agency: Tax hike could fix Chicago school finances

    01.13 / 11:40 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    CHICAGO (AP) — A credit ratings agency says for the Chicago Public Schools to work its way out of debt it must consider a property tax hike of more than $400 million annually. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/2jC0URJ ) Moody's Investors Service says the new tax revenue would be used to make debt payments now covered with state aid meant for the c…
  8. Police: Akron teen pistol-whipped, shot at by classmates

    01.13 / 08:37 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Education
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Akron are investigating a teenage boy's claims that two high school classmates pistol-whipped him during a robbery this week and then fired the weapon at him as he fled. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/2ij6hsH ) the incident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday near the Kenmore Branch Library, where the 15-year-old victim arranged to sell a h…