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Cooper settles for $450,000 from JCPS

Published Sep. 9 2016
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Laura Cooper was awarded nearly half a million dollars in a settlement agreement regarding her sex and age discrimination lawsuit...

Brick Blast aims to welcome college students, familiarize them with Fulton community

Published Sep. 7 2016
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Two weeks ago, new and returning students flooded the campuses of William Woods University and Westminster College.

DG donation helps with school supplies

Published Sep. 6 2016
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When Dollar General's distribution center in Fulton made a donation to a local organization, they weren't expecting the organization to...

William Woods University adds 4 faculty members

Published Sep. 6 2016
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Four new faculty members have joined William Woods University for the fall semester.

'Makerspaces' balance, challenge for test-heavy curriculums

Published Sep. 5 2016
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Fifth-grader Bella Bartlomi sits at a table full of circuits and small robots, trying to connect the right circuits to...

Southern Boone starts early childhood special education program

Published Sep. 4 2016
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The 3- and 4-year-old students arched their backs like kittens, wriggled their hips like crocodiles and kicked their legs like...

JCPS board reflects on self-evaluation

Published Sep. 4 2016
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A self-evaluation taken by the Jefferson City Public School board members revealed several areas where they had dissenting opinions, but...

MSBA: No recommendation on transgender bathroom issue

Published Sep. 4 2016
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The Missouri School Boards Association originally recommended schools allow transgender students to use the bathroom and locker room they identify...

Symposium will bring big ideas, discussions to Fulton

Published Sep. 4 2016
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In a few weeks, the Hancock Symposium at Westminster College will bring some of the best brains in the world...

Free community classes starting

Published Sep. 2 2016
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Free community classes will be offered by the Artisans University.

National Churchill Museum to host meet-and-greets

Published Sep. 2 2016
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On Thursday, the Mid-Missouri Friends of the National Churchill Museum will host a 5-7 p.m. event at the Fulton Country...

Discrimination suit against JCPS dismissed

Published Sep. 2 2016
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A judge officially dismissed Laura Cooper's discrimination lawsuit against Jefferson City Public Schools.

Attorneys seek dismissal of second JCPS discrimination suit

Published Sep. 1 2016
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Attorneys on both sides of a second discrimination lawsuit against Jefferson City Public Schools are seeking a dismissal of the...

Student wallets take a big hit

Published Aug. 31 2016
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Students at Missouri's public colleges and universities are shouldering more of the cost of education because of a decrease in...

Bostonian accepts directorship position at William Woods University

Published Aug. 31 2016
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William Woods University has hired a new director of content and publicity for its marketing and communications office, according to...

Lockdown at middle school praised by officials

Published Aug. 31 2016
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An emergency lockdown at two Fulton schools Monday yielded a positive response from law enforcement officials and employees.

JCPS splits HR, legal counsel positions

Published Aug. 28 2016
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The human resources coordinator and legal counsel positions at Jefferson City Public Schools have been split, mainly because officials said...

Districts weigh in on teacher evaluations

Published Aug. 28 2016
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In recent years, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education changed its requirements for teacher evaluations, which could be...

Westminster alum returns as staff

Published Aug. 28 2016
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Kirsten Carney, Westminster College class of 2013, has accepted the position of sports information director and social media manager at...

Lincoln University faculty talking union

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Some Lincoln University employees are launching a campaign to organize a collective bargaining unit with the Missouri National Education Association.

School superintendent putting on the pecans

Published Aug. 25 2016
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School superintendent Dave Tramel is ready with the barbecue and bandages and is prepping for pie.

JCHS students receive Scholar Awards

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Seventeen Jefferson City High School students were among the 18 percent worldwide who scored high enough on the Advanced Placement...

Evaluations get mixed grade

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Missouri teachers across the state are split nearly down the middle in their thoughts on the systems used to evaluate...