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Fulton school board reorganizes

After 15 years on Fulton’s Board of Education, Rodney Latty stepped down Wednesday night as the board welcomed the newly elected Verdis Lee Sr. into the fold.

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WWU president named to Ole Miss Hall of Fame

The president of William Woods University, Dr. Jahnae H. Barnett, has been selected for the Hall of Fame at her alma mater.

South Callaway student arrested for harassment

A South Callaway High School student was arrested Thursday for harassment.

Duties of former chancellor Loftin's job at Missouri unclear

Former University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin is preparing to take on a new role at the school but details of what he will be doing remain unclear.

Study outlines university's economic impact on Missouri

A report says the University of Missouri boosts the state's economic output by 25 percent, and that each dollar of state support means $38.43 in economic activity over the next 25 years.

50 University of Missouri-Columbia operations jobs to be cut

The University of Missouri department tasked with cleaning, maintaining and fixing buildings on the Columbia campus is eliminating 50 jobs.

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Fulton schools ahead of curve on newest food trend

Farm to table

In July 2014, Missouri passed Senate Bill 701 that established a farm-to-school program, which launched efforts to not only provide healthier food choices for students, but also to strengthen local farming economies.

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Elementary schools fight childhood obesity

Callaway Hills Elementary students packed their school gymnasium earlier this week, dancing to upbeat music during a Zumba class.

Mizzou graduate student workers to vote on unionization

University of Missouri graduate student workers are planning a vote on whether to unionize.

National grade inflation trend hits University of Missouri

The University of Missouri has seen grades steadily rise, like most colleges and universities across the nation.

University of Missouri nursing school gets $20M for study

The nursing school at the University of Missouri has received nearly $20 million in federal funds to expand research that has already reduced hospitalizations among nursing home residents in the St. Louis region.

Senate panel reverses University of Missouri funding cut

The state Senate's budget panel voted Tuesday to block money from going to Planned Parenthood while increasing funding for higher education — reversing most of the cuts in the House's spending plan aimed at the University of Missouri.

Missouri House committee votes to reverse guns-on-campus ban

A House committee has passed a bill that would allow concealed guns on college campuses.

Nuclear plant, Westminster form education partnership

Westminster College and Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center have formed a partnership that brings Westminster’s new Bachelor of Arts in Leadership degree to Ameren Missouri employees at the Callaway Energy Center site.

Missouri Senate panel boosts higher education funding

Senate budget writers have agreed to boost Missouri's higher education spending, but the panel still is deliberating over budget cuts targeting the University of Missouri.