Statistics show that female participation in computer sciences has dropped to 18 percent, down from 37 percent in the 1980s. To combat this, Google launched a new campaign, "Made with Code" focusing on changing the gender disparity in its workforce.
Geoffrey Barney will take over at the Missouri School for the Blind beginning with the upcoming academic year.
The lawsuit contends the proposed ballot initiative is unconstitutional because it effectively would change two parts of the Missouri Constitution — one dealing with education, the other with collective bargaining.
Students who stayed in the Normandy School District during the most recent school year could not transfer in the future to nearby districts, and students who transferred this year would return to Normandy if they did not spend at least one semester there in the previous year.
Incoming Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Peter Stiepleman spoke Friday about how the district will adapt to Columbia's growth. He said that more funds will be needed, and he's not opposed to re-evaluating the district's calendar.
Jill Dunlap Brown was previously announced as Rock Bridge Elementary School's principal, but Ryan Link will take over there. Dunlap Brown will become principal at Russell Boulevard Elementary School.
Fourth-graders wrote about a person or a situation that best exemplifies Blind Boone's famous motto, "merit not sympathy wins."
If approved, the proposed Spanish and English immersion program would start for kindergarteners during the 2015-16 school year.
Pending approval from the Columbia School Board, Ed Schumacher will replace Smithton principal Jean Selby.
More than 9,500 scholars have been part of the academy throughout its 30-year history.
Fifth-graders and teachers celebrated the end of the Columbia Public Schools' year on Thursday.
The Missourian asked a class of eighth-graders from West Middle School to answer this question: "What do you hope you can say about yourself in four years?" Here are their responses.
During the summer, West Middle School students along two bus routes will have slightly longer walks to the bus stop from their houses. This PedNet and Columbia Public Schools pilot program is an attempt to get kids moving.
Students and teachers from Smithton Middle School enjoyed a day of fun and games at Cosmopolitan Park.
Thirteen students received their diplomas at MU High School's 2014 graduation Saturday afternoon. MU High graduate Scott Thuong, who graduated at the age of 14, spoke of how independent study allowed him to pursue his dreams.
More than 300 students and 40 teachers from Columbia Public Schools will travel to Wyoming for a science field trip.
Two of the local students attended Rock Bridge High School, two attended Hickman High School, and one attended Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City.
The ceremony for Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School's first class of graduating seniors was held Friday night in the school's commons area.
Douglass High School's largest graduating class includes some of the most "persistent, courageous, tenacious" students principal Eryca Neville has seen, she said at the commencement ceremony Friday.
Hickman High School graduates spoke of overcoming adversity and language barriers.