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Missouri Senate votes to up funding for public K-12 schools

Published Apr. 25 2017

Missouri public K-12 schools appear set to get roughly $48 million more in basic aid next fiscal year.

Lincoln University, State Tech still looking for core cuts

Published Apr. 25 2017

In just 11 days, Missouri lawmakers must pass a budget for the state business year that begins July 1.

Missouri State University gets new storm shelter

Published Apr. 24 2017

A new safety facility has opened at Missouri State University in Springfield, just in time for severe weather season.

Local students excel in state SkillsUSA, FBLA, scholar bowl contests

Published Apr. 24 2017

At the state SkillsUSA contest April 6-8, numerous local students medaled, with a few even qualifying for nationals in Louisville,...

Push to name new Missouri dorm for Bluford stalls

Published Apr. 24 2017

A dormitory association at the University of Missouri is pushing that a new residence hall on campus be named after...

2 curators to head Lincoln University presidential search

Published Apr. 23 2017

Lincoln University Curators Winston Rutledge, of Jefferson City, and Frank Logan, of St. Louis, will head the school's search for...

School choice advocates explain bills getting traction

Published Apr. 21 2017

School choice advocates like Gov. Eric Greitens, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and two advocates who spoke with members...

LU Honors student praises value of liberal arts education

Published Apr. 21 2017

Lincoln University is exceptional because it offers students an affordable liberal arts education, one of its honors students told Thursday's...

Lincoln University halting tenure, sabbatical for now

Published Apr. 21 2017

Lincoln University faculty won't be getting new tenure designations or sabbaticals in the near future, Curators President Marvin Teer announced...

Ash continues to lead school board

Published Apr. 19 2017

Craig Ash will continue to serve as president of the California R-2 Board of Education.

Missouri House passes changes to student transfer policy

Published Apr. 18 2017

The Missouri House has passed a plan to change laws on students transferring from failing schools.

Teaching with the virtual

Published Apr. 16 2017

Virtual reality could be the next teaching tool in the California High School science department.

California Middle School students present 'Bugsy Malone Jr.'

Published Apr. 14 2017

The California Middle School choral students presented performances of "Bugsy Malone Jr." Saturday and Sunday at the high school.

Missouri Youth Catch the Wave of Leadership at Teen Conference

Published Apr. 12 2017

Moniteau County 4-Hers discovered last weekend that energy abounds when 366 people gather to help 11-13-year-olds build leadership skills.

Pizza party for SWCD poster winners

Published Apr. 12 2017

Moniteau County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) held a Pizza Party recently for the poster winners of the "Healthy...

Bridges built well

Published Apr. 12 2017

Russellville High School recently hosted the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Jefferson City Chapter's 2017 Model Bridge Contest.

Missouri legislative budgeters disagree on education funding

Published Apr. 11 2017

The Missouri Senate budget leader is setting up a showdown with the House over some of the state's education expenses.

Missouri Senate advances plan to expand school choice

Published Apr. 11 2017

The Missouri Senate has advanced a bill to create education savings accounts for children with disabilities, foster kids and children...