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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...

State Tech program brings St. Louis students to Mid-Mo

Published Jun. 22 2016
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A dozen St. Louis inner city high school seniors will head home Thursday after spending three weeks in a "different"...

MU dismissive of grad student unionization effort

Published Jun. 21 2016
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The University of Missouri asserts in a court filing that graduate students have no rights to collective bargaining.

Missouri interim president discusses racial discord, future

Published Jun. 21 2016
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The unrest that rocked the University of Missouri campus last fall was part of a racial conflict that has existed...

Getting a little healthier

Published Jun. 17 2016
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A statewide organization leading an initiative to decrease childhood obesity released a progress report this week, showing how its efforts...

New Missouri law aimed at helping college transfer students

Published Jun. 16 2016
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Missouri public colleges and universities are set to restructure general education courses to make it easier for students to get...

Team picked to review University of Missouri after turmoil

Published Jun. 16 2016
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A former GOP gubernatorial candidate and a conservative talk radio host are among those who will review the University of...

DESE's Ronald Lankford recounts education career

Published Jun. 12 2016
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Growing up on a small farm in Missouri taught Ronald Lankford not to be afraid of hard work — a...

State expands meningitis vaccine mandate

Published Jun. 11 2016
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Some Missouri students may face an unanticipated trip to the doctor before school starts back.

Curators increase Lincoln University room and board

Published Jun. 10 2016
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Lincoln University students will pay about 3 percent more for room and board starting this fall.