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Savings from 4-day school week not as great as expected

Published Sep. 25 2017

The savings some Missouri school districts hoped for when switching to a four-day week in recent years haven't materialized, but...

JCPS community meetings aimed at healing, constructive words of wisdom

Published Sep. 24 2017

In light of the recent pain and consternation caused by a racially insensitive photograph three Jefferson City High School students...

Middleton, alums talk LU legacy, future

Published Sep. 24 2017

Lincoln University's history and future were the main topics in an hour-long conversation Friday afternoon, between LU alumni and Interim...

JCPS Foundation inducting new members into Hall of Leaders

Published Sep. 24 2017

The Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation is hosting its annual gala Tuesday at the Capitol Plaza Hotel ballroom, and will...

DAR celebrates history at area school

Published Sep. 23 2017

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Thursday celebrated Constitution Week at St. Peter's School in Fulton.

Former inmate shares experiences with middle-schoolers

Published Sep. 23 2017

Steve Griggs was 40 when he went to prison, he told Thomas Jefferson Middle School students Friday afternoon.

LU students, alums seek continued history emphasis even in change

Published Sep. 22 2017

One student told nearly 50 people attending an Alumni-Student Dialogue session Thursday he thinks Lincoln University's next president should be...

Nichols Career Center purchases plasma cutter machine with grant funds

Published Sep. 22 2017

It might take only a hot knife to cut through butter, but it takes a bit more than that to...

JCPS to engage community on diversity issues

Published Sep. 22 2017

Jefferson City Public Schools Superintendent Larry Linthacum sent a letter to stakeholders Thursday to address efforts the district plans to...

University of Missouri enrollment lowest since 2008

Published Sep. 21 2017

Enrollment at the University of Missouri continued a decline that began after campus protests in November 2015, with this fall's...

Girls from Kansas City Catholic school pose with swastika

Published Sep. 21 2017

A private Catholic school for girls in Kansas City says it has disciplined a group of students who posed at...

UPDATED: JCPS withdraws attempts to prevent 2 discrimination lawsuits

Published Sep. 21 2017

Jefferson City Public Schools has voluntarily dismissed the lawsuits it filed March 23 against the Missouri Commission on Human Rights...

Helias self-reports improper practice by boys basketball program

Published Sep. 20 2017

Helias High School has self-reported a violation to the Missouri State High School Activities Association.

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Published Sep. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in...

WWU, sheriff's office create hands-on partnership

Published Sep. 20 2017

It's not every day that a college student gets to attend an autopsy, but that's what William Woods University criminal...

3rd Greitens appointee to Board of Education withdraws

Published Sep. 19 2017

A third person appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens to the state board of education won't serve on the board.

UPDATED: Disciplinary action taken for students in 'racially insensitive' photo

Published Sep. 19 2017

Jefferson City Public Schools confirmed Tuesday that three of the youths posing in a photo circulating on social media that...

Greitens withdraws appointment to state education board

Published Sep. 16 2017

Springfield businesswoman Melissa Gelner, whose appointment to the Missouri Board of Education was withdrawn Friday, criticized Gov. Eric Greitens' office...

University of Missouri journalism school gets $21.6M gift

Published Sep. 15 2017

The University of Missouri has received $21.6 million from a 1974 graduate.

WWU professor's lecture to be filmed by national network

Published Sep. 14 2017

Avid historian, author and director of the history department at William Woods University, Craig Bruce Smith is about to reach...

Area school districts address ACT funding cut

Published Sep. 14 2017

After budget cuts, the state of Missouri will no longer pay for high school juniors to take the ACT.

North Callaway school district to offer library services to public

Published Sep. 14 2017

North Callaway schools are thinking outside the box when it comes to serving residents.

Missouri teenager says teacher told her she was too 'busty'

Published Sep. 13 2017

A Missouri teenager says a high school teacher told her during class that she was too "busty" and that "plus-sized...