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University review panel continues despite budget cut

Published Jul. 16 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Field Day workshop makes case for organic farming

Published Jun. 10 2016

Organic farming is more than just a way of life.

MU engineering school retreat focuses on faculty trust

Published Jun. 9 2016

Senior administrators at the University of Missouri College of Engineering have gathered to discuss how to combat a perceived lack...

UM gets 3 new curators

Published Jun. 8 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed three new members to the board of curators to help lead the embattled University...

Summer spells fun in learning

Published Jun. 7 2016

Boxes, bottles and tape fed the creativity of incoming first-graders during the three weeks of Russellville Summer School.

Lincoln University race discrimination trial begins Monday

Published Jun. 5 2016

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, a jury will begin hearing evidence in Annette Digby's case accusing Lincoln University and former...

Missouri State University considers building new dormitory

Published Jun. 3 2016

Missouri State University officials say it's time to start exploring the feasibility of adding another residence hall on the Springfield...

Third MU dean says he's stepping down

Published Jun. 2 2016

Another University of Missouri dean at the Columbia campus is stepping down.

Growing cost of commencement

Published May. 27 2016

Records show Lincoln University has avoided paying fees to commencement speakers over most of the last decade.