graduation requirements http://www.kplu.org en State's students will need more English and social studies, less electives, to graduate http://www.kplu.org/post/states-students-will-need-more-english-and-social-studies-less-electives-graduate <p>It&rsquo;s been more than a quarter century since high school graduation requirements changed in our state. Now, the board of education has voted to increase credits in certain subjects.&nbsp;</p><p>Some school administrators say the move is a step backward for other learning opportunities. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 19:35:14 +0000 Charla Bear 3178 at http://www.kplu.org More college kids stumped on research papers http://www.kplu.org/post/more-college-kids-stumped-research-papers <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-959082.mp3</p><p>Writing a research paper should be easy for students today. They&rsquo;ve got libraries, online databases and all of Google at their fingertips.</p><p>But an ongoing study out of the University of Washington&rsquo;s Information School is finding that college students find it tougher to do research today than in the past&mdash;even with access to more sources than students have ever had before.</p><p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 21:11:13 +0000 Rachel Solomon 1057 at http://www.kplu.org More college kids stumped on research papers Schools superintendent moves to delay new graduation requirements http://www.kplu.org/post/schools-superintendent-moves-delay-new-graduation-requirements <p>This year’s high school freshman and sophomores might have fewer graduation tests to dread if Randy Dorn has his way.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 30 Nov 2010 21:56:19 +0000 Charla Bear 241 at http://www.kplu.org Schools superintendent moves to delay new graduation requirements