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Missouri to allow rating systems for preschool

Published Jun. 26 2016
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Before last week, Missouri was the only state in the nation that prohibited quality rating systems for preschools. However, Gov....

Don Claycomb ready to retire after 23 years

Published Jun. 26 2016
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Don Claycomb is "the only person ever to have worked 23 years to get an associate (two-year) degree," State Technical...

MU high school 'flies in the face' of online education

Published Jun. 26 2016
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Taylor Compton drove nine hours to graduate from high school, with 13 other students she'd never met, at a college...

State Tech regents OK new president's home

Published Jun. 25 2016
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Sometime next year, or the year after, new State Technical College President Shawn Strong and his family will have a...

Lincoln University board of trustees marks 150 years

Published Jun. 25 2016
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Between January — when the soldiers of the 62nd U.S. Colored Infantry decided around a campfire in southern Texas to...

JCPS panel considers property tax increase

Published Jun. 24 2016
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Jefferson City Public Schools could join the majority of school districts keeping all of their state sales tax revenue instead...

New law to require civics test, CPR for high schoolers

Published Jun. 23 2016
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Missouri high school students will need to pass a civics exam and public schools must set time aside daily for...

Fulton School Board, community set new goals

Published Jun. 23 2016
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Because Fulton Public Schools' five-year strategic plan will expire next year, a new one is being devised.

State Tech program brings St. Louis students to Mid-Mo

Published Jun. 22 2016
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A dozen St. Louis inner city high school seniors will head home Thursday after spending three weeks in a "different"...

MU dismissive of grad student unionization effort

Published Jun. 21 2016
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The University of Missouri asserts in a court filing that graduate students have no rights to collective bargaining.

Missouri interim president discusses racial discord, future

Published Jun. 21 2016
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The unrest that rocked the University of Missouri campus last fall was part of a racial conflict that has existed...

Signups open for WWU August art workshops

Published Jun. 19 2016
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Registration for August art workshops at William Woods University is now open.

Nixon-approved bills help Lincoln, State Tech projects

Published Jun. 19 2016
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Lincoln University can do a feasibility study on moving some classes to the former St. Mary's Hospital site. State Technical...

Getting a little healthier

Published Jun. 17 2016
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A statewide organization leading an initiative to decrease childhood obesity released a progress report this week, showing how its efforts...

Test scores up, upgrades set for NB R-3 schools

Published Jun. 17 2016
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Improving test scores and facilities were discussed at the school board meeting for New Bloomfield on Thursday night.

New Missouri law aimed at helping college transfer students

Published Jun. 16 2016
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Missouri public colleges and universities are set to restructure general education courses to make it easier for students to get...

Team picked to review University of Missouri after turmoil

Published Jun. 16 2016
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A former GOP gubernatorial candidate and a conservative talk radio host are among those who will review the University of...

Where history calls

Published Jun. 14 2016
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The South Dakota Badlands are beautiful to see, with buttes, pinnacles and spires formed by countless storms and relentless wind....

DESE's Ronald Lankford recounts education career

Published Jun. 12 2016
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Growing up on a small farm in Missouri taught Ronald Lankford not to be afraid of hard work — a...

JCPS summer school numbers soaring

Published Jun. 12 2016
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Summer school enrollment at Jefferson City Public Schools went up 40 percent this year after officials allowed open enrollment for...

Lincoln University helping Jamaican farming

Published Jun. 12 2016
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Lincoln University is helping an organization help students in Jamaica and South Africa learn how to improve their agriculture skills.

Fulton Rotary Club honors high-achieving, courteous and 'good citizen' students

Published Jun. 12 2016
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The Rotary Club of Fulton recently presented five $1,000 scholarships and 13 Nolin Courtesy Awards to students at area schools.

State expands meningitis vaccine mandate

Published Jun. 11 2016
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Some Missouri students may face an unanticipated trip to the doctor before school starts back.