Plans for the third comprehensive Columbia high school feature a two-story building with core classrooms, resource centers for students, teacher planning centers, commons areas, a competition gym and an auditorium.
Facing a $10.3 million budget shortfall, the Columbia School Board gave the go-ahead to putting a property-tax levy increase before voters this April.
The Columbia School Board is looking for a way to offset a nearly $10 million budget deficit; the board will discuss a 54 cent property tax increase at tonight’s meeting.
Three Columbia Public Schools resource officers were pulled out of schools on Monday to patrol the streets of Columbia.
A fire early Sunday damaged the interior of a trailer at Grant Elementary School that normally houses a fifth-grade class.
As Columbia Public Schools prepare to redraw school boundary lines, how should the district take cultural diversity into account? Should it be taken into account?
Rosie Tippin said experience will be her primary asset; Darin Preis says he plans to seek re-election.
The "critters program," which lets students observe animals and care for them gives science class something extra, and teachers hope it will be long remembered by the students.
Peckham and Wright Architects Inc. of Columbia has been chosen as the principal firm to design the future regional Catholic high school.
The annual Distinction in Performance Award notes test scores and attendance rates.
Columbia Public Schools will be in session Monday, the district announced Sunday evening. Buses will use snow routes.
The meeting was organized to discuss the ongoing debate of integrated math in the district’s curriculum. About 25 to 30 people opposed to integrated math attended the meeting.
Columbia Public Schools will not participate in the Committee for Educational Equality’s future appeal of the Missouri Supreme Court’s ruling on the statewide school funding lawsuit.
The Columbia Public School Board will decide Monday whether the district will continue with a statewide school funding lawsuit.
The Missourian announces the launch of its K-12 education blog, Schoolhouse Talk, designed to engage readers in a conversation about education and showcase citizen-submitted stories and art.
Kathy Ritter was named principal of Rock Bridge High School on Monday. She had been acting principal since Andy Kohl resigned in July.
Now that a site has been chosen for the new high school, the next step is determining which part of the property's 236 acres should be used.
In other business, an assistant superintendent presented information on the district’s plan to transition middle and junior high schools to a sixth- through eighth-grade configuration.
Columbia’s next public high school will be built on the 80-acre St. Charles Road Development site in the northeast part of the district.
The Columbia School Board will probably vote on whether to change the location for the district’s next high school Monday night.