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Student aid applications available 3 months early

Published Sep. 29 2016
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Starting this year, the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available for students and their families Saturday...

LU curators' history degree decision questioned

Published Sep. 29 2016
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The Lincoln University Curators' decision to deactivate the school's history degree program is among the reasons cited for Lincoln University's...

Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the...

Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Guess what, kids? No homework.

Jamestown PTO organizing Fall Festival

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Jamestown PTO is busy organizing the Fall Festival, which is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the school.

California second-graders visit city hall

Published Sep. 27 2016
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The California Elementary second grade students were informed about the working of the city government Tuesday, Sept. 20, during a...

California schools see growth in test scores, enrollment

Published Sep. 27 2016
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California schools have more than 40 students more than this time a year ago.

LU faculty back seeking NEA collective bargaining

Published Sep. 27 2016
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Enough members of Lincoln University's faculty have expressed an interest in forming a collective bargaining unit with the Missouri NEA...

'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...

MU sees drop in freshman enrollment

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Officials at the University of Missouri said their newest freshmen class likely is the smallest in 10 years.

AmeriCorps members prepare for year of service to Eldon schools

Published Aug. 18 2016
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A group of 30 individuals gathered Wednesday afternoon at the Eldon High School and pledged the same promise: to get...

Program helps Eldon grads earn degrees in high school

Published Aug. 13 2016
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When the Eldon R-1 School District begins classes Aug. 18, new juniors and seniors can follow in the footsteps of...

William Woods University prepares for new student orientation

Published Aug. 9 2016
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A new activity will be added to traditional events this year during William Woods University's new student orientation. Freshmen and...

Helias delays start date for school

Published Jul. 30 2016
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Helias High School announced the first day of school will be delayed this year until Aug. 17 due to construction.

California BOE meets

Published Jul. 26 2016
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Meals at the California schools will cost 10 cents more this coming school year.

Back-to-School 'Fairly' eventful

Published Jul. 26 2016
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For Moniteau County parents like Jenna and Larry McCumber, getting their children ready to go back to school can be...

Art camp gets kids to think ouside the box

Published Jul. 20 2016
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California Parks and Recreations held its third annual art camp this past week at the Proctor Park pavilion.

University review panel continues despite budget cut

Published Jul. 16 2016
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A panel tasked with recommending changes for the embattled University of Missouri System got its start Friday by outlining priorities...

Team chosen to review University of Missouri after turmoil

Published Jun. 30 2016
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A former system president and a wealthy university donor will help review the University of Missouri following last year's turmoil.

Dyslexia screenings mandated

Published Jun. 29 2016
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Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that requires every student in Missouri public schools to be screened for dyslexia.

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...

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...

Summer school over at California R-I

Published Jun. 22 2016
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The last day of Summer School at California R-I ended June 17. There were 280 in attendance in the elementary...