COLUMBIA — Local officials want closer ties after feeling excluded from the decision to locate a high school three miles east of the city limits.
The success of literacy coaches to support teachers in elementary schools led to the hiring of elementary math coaches for the coming year, said Linda Coutts, who coordinates kindergarten through fifth grade math for the Columbia Public School District.
2,749 students will get $100 each for having perfect attendance for the five-week summer school program.
More than 2,500 students in Columbia will receive a $100 debit card for having perfect attendance throughout the five-week summer school program that ended July 13.
The visit helped the committee come up with goals for the city's third comprehensive high school.
Columbia Public Schools’ newest elementary school will be designed to foster more collaboration and interaction between students and teachers of the same grade level.
Wednesday morning was the first time Columbia public school faculty and law enforcement agencies collaborated for active shooter training.
Columbia Public Schools will announce a replacement for Rock Bridge High School’s principal Andy Kohl today or Friday. Kohl announced his resignation to Rock Bridge staff Wednesday afternoon via e-mail.
The elected St. Louis school board says it won't give in to state intervention that turned over control of the district to an appointed board.
Superintendent Phyllis Chase and former assistant superintendent Chris Mallory met with Ken Pearson on Friday discuss what improvements need to be made before the school opens in 2010.
A decision to put a high school in a place with no existing sewer lines, with country roads with no curbs or shoulders has left Boone County officials and utility providers wondering how to meet the demands the proposed school would create.
It was the simple availability of land, not its location, that drove Columbia Public Schools officials to choose a farm southeast of Columbia as the site for a third major high school, Superintendent Phyllis Chase said.
Twenty acres near Waco and Brown Station roads in northeast Columbia will be the likely site of another elementary school for Columbia Public Schools.
In the coming weeks, Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan will single-handedly decide a key case involving the state’s multi-billion-dollar school funding plan.
Beginning this coming school year, GPS devices are being installed on all 170 school buses in Columbia. They will be ready before school picks up in August.
A recent $750,000 grant to the MU School of Medicine will bring state-of-the-art technology to Columbia and St. Louis public schools. The money is part of a national effort to connect medical institutions to their surrounding communities and get elementary and secondary students more interested in science.
The Children’s Barn will recreate a natural farm environment, complete with common Missouri farm livestock and a staff of animal youth educators to help visitors better understand how Midwestern farms operate.
The idea of a classroom full of teachers discussing physics might make any student cringe. But when class involves making batteries out of potatoes and lemons, launching marbles into the air and stargazing in a field, students might take an interest.
During the summer, the Between The Pages program gives high school students an opportunity to obtain high school credit and earn money by working at the MBS Textbook Exchange deli.
For the past two weeks, Stephens has hosted the Young Writers Workshop, a four-hour-a-day program aimed at getting kids entering first through sixth grades interested in creative writing.