The addition of Alaska, Hawaii and West Virginia brings to 37 the number of states operating outside the Bush-era law, along with the District of Columbia.
Douglass’ 2013 graduation ceremony had more proud parents, family and friends than chairs to hold them all in Columbia College’s Launer Auditorium. The 72 students in blue caps and gowns were members of the largest graduating class Douglass has ever had.
More than 1,400 iPad Minis will be provided to high schoolers taking Advanced Placement courses in the fall.
Groundbreaking for the elementary school next to Battle High School is anticipated for the fall.
Missouri districts that lose state accreditation currently have two years before state education officials can step in.
This three-sided battle might seem like the grumblings of overly focused academics. But all agree in the enormity of what’s at stake: Children must learn to read.
Currently, school districts that lose accreditation have two years before state education officials can step in.
A proposed gun policy, which would allow two district employees to carry concealed handguns, was also discussed.
"Balanced literacy" is designed to draw on the best of two philosophies about teaching children to read — one that is "phonics-based" and another researchers call "whole language."
The Columbia School Board will vote Monday on a contract ratified by the Columbia Missouri National Education Association and review an update to the district's policy that would allow the district's safety and security officers to carry guns.
Rock Bridge students attended their prom Friday evening in the Kimball Ballroom at Stephens College.
The service depends on two city buses running between Hickman High School and Fairview along Broadway and Worley on school days.
Centralia Intermediate School students participated in a Civil War re-enactment Friday at Centralia Battlefield.
The measure would only have imposed the new evaluation metrics on principals and administrators.
Seniors Stephen Alena Turban and David C. Wang were announced as winners of the $2,500 college scholarships.
Known as the Common Core State Standards, the new benchmarks represent an effort adopted by 45 states to come up with a consistent means of determining what students should know when they prepare for college.
The lawsuit contends the summary developed by the secretary of state's office is insufficient and unfair.
Hickman High School had its prom Saturday at the Holiday Inn Expo Center.
The organization will accept 105 fewer children for its Head Start program — an early childhood development program — in response to about $300,000 in funding cuts due to the federal sequester.
Rock Bridge High School sophomore Jilly Dos Santos, who founded Students' Say, an advocacy groups for students from district high schools, helped champion the new 9 a.m. start time approved by the Columbia School Board.