MU students said that when they were preparing for college, they concentrated on doing well in their high school classes rather than studying for standardized tests.
The panel recommended that the legislature look at providing more money for early childhood education.
These results again raise the question of whether the United States is consistently outperformed because of the widely varied backgrounds of its students.
The school is using Twitter as a learning tool in its classrooms to connect with students and parents.
Available data can be used to compare the average ACT score of individual districts to the state average.
About 30 volunteers went to Derby Ridge Elementary School on Monday to teach classes on entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
A miscommunication between student reporters and Columbia Public Schools officials about whether Ryan Ferguson, just released from prison, could be interviewed on campus led to a two-hour meeting between the two camps Friday.
The trailer is intended to offer more food options and to reduce crowding in the high schools' cafeterias. On Thursday, Rock Bridge students could buy applewood-smoked pulled pork and pulled chicken barbecue sandwiches and coleslaw.
Domestic partners can be of the same or opposite gender and must be in a committed relationship with an employee for a year to qualify for health care coverage.
Hickman High School student Junyi Wu devotes a lot of his time to practicing and preparing for piano competitions throughout the year.
In light of the new school start and dismissal times this year, some families are sacrificing time together to make sure school, extracurricular activities and sleep all fit into their new schedules.
While in town to plan for his installation at the True/False Film Festival, artist Eric Rieger stopped by Lee Elementary School to teach students to create designs by weaving yarn through a chain link fence.
The grant was awarded after Rock Bridge students participated in an online safe-driving contest run by State Farm Insurance.
When the new Common Core educational standards were crafted, penmanship classes were dropped. But at least seven of the 45 states that adopted the standards are fighting to restore the cursive instruction.
The Columbia College students brought dances, languages and cultures from around the world into the elementary school as part of International Education Week.
At its Monday meeting, the Columbia School Board considered parents concern about overcrowding at Mill Creek Elementary School.
The board will consider proposed upcoming bond issues and Mill Creek area boundary changes.
The annual Veterans Day event included a performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl.
Nominations for the new elementary school's name have been reopened until Nov. 22. Names are set to be announced in January.
Each panelist had about five minutes for remarks in which they used historical examples of U.S. military intervention to prompt discussion about Syria. The panelists then took questions from the 30 or so audience members.