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JCPS now offers produce from regional farms

Published Sep. 25 2016
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When feeding 9,000 students on a semi-daily basis, it's more difficult to serve local produce than one might think.

Lincoln University seeking comments for accreditation process

Published Sep. 25 2016
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The next Higher Learning Commission (HLC) visit to Lincoln University is just under six months from now. But LU officials...

Lincoln confirms mold found in student rooms

Published Sep. 23 2016
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Initial testing of Dawson Hall rooms has found higher counts of a common airborne mold in three of the 14...

Jefferson honored with college's top teaching award

Published Sep. 21 2016
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Kurt Jefferson is the 2016 recipient of Westminster College's highest award for teaching: the Buschman-President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Longtime preschool teacher retires after 25 years

Published Sep. 21 2016
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After teaching at the Fulton Preschool Association since 1991, Sue Beaty retired in June. She leaves behind a legacy of...

School budget cuts mostly affect transportation

Published Sep. 20 2016
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The $24 million in state funding cuts come as another hit to public schools, just a couple months after the...

Lincoln University celebrates 150 years of teaching

Published Sep. 18 2016
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Lincoln University has been teaching students for 150 years — beginning with just two students, Henry Brown and Cornelius Chappelle.

Renowned head trauma physician delivers keynote lecture at Hancock Symposium

Published Sep. 18 2016
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In past years, Westminster College's time-honored Green Foundation Lecture has brought notables such as British prime ministers Margaret Thatcher and...

Symposium speaker raises discussion on diseases, ethics

Published Sep. 18 2016
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Aric Krogstad led a guided discussion on epidemiology and zoonoses — diseases that can pass from animals to humans —...

JCAC students get fresh introduction to produce

Published Sep. 16 2016
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For some students from the Jefferson City Academic Center, working with the NEEED Project Heart of Missouri Garden was their...

Hancock Symposium: Innovation is the greatest national defense plan

Published Sep. 16 2016
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The future of world dominance belongs to the nation that can produce the most innovative brains, according to an expert.

Norman Lederman lectures on science education

Published Sep. 15 2016
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According to Norman Lederman, schools aren't teaching science the right way.

Hancock Symposium begins

Published Sep. 15 2016
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On Wednesday, Dr. Dawn Holliday, associate professor of biology and environmental science at Westminster College, took the stage in Champ...

School board discusses technology, costly lightning strike

Published Sep. 15 2016
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Fulton School District officials discussed technology in the classroom and a costly lightning strike at Wednesday night's school board meeting.

One Read event shows inner working of author's mind

Published Sep. 13 2016
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As part of the One Read program, participants at an event Monday got a peek of the inner workings of...

JCPS adds to spectrum of student support programs

Published Sep. 11 2016
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For several years, Jefferson City Public Schools has been building up its supports for special-education students who need more individualized...

Literacy key theme for JCPS Foundation Gala

Published Sep. 11 2016
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Reading is widely known as a foundational skill for student success, which is why it's being highlighted at the 2016...

Hancock Symposium begins Wednesday

Published Sep. 11 2016
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Five weeks of work will come to fruition next week with the 2016 Hancock Symposium at Westminster College in Fulton.

Westminister College ranked highly for best educational value

Published Sep. 11 2016
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Westminster College has been ranked in the top 5 percent of the "Best Colleges for the Money for 2017" among...

Homecoming's unsung heroes

Published Sep. 9 2016
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The unsung heroes of a high school homecoming week don't receive the same fanfare as the gridiron gladiators but certainly...

Lessons learned at education meeting

Published Sep. 9 2016
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About 100 school administrators, teachers and parents from Central Missouri descended on Fulton Thursday evening to discuss the state of...

Curators approve WiFi improvements, general education change

Published Sep. 9 2016
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By the end of the year, Lincoln University students, staff and visitors should find improved WiFi services in most campus...

LU students urged to develop work ethic

Published Sep. 9 2016
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Classes are underway and students should be looking for success, Lincoln University President Kevin Rome and Curators Board President Marvin...