The Columbia Public Schools' Enrollment Study Committee approved new boundary lines Tuesday night that are designed to help elementary schools adjust to overcrowding and the construction of Beulah Ralph Elementary School.
The Columbia City Council is tentatively set to vote on the annexation of Battle High School and Battle Elementary School April 20. The annexation vote date is tentative because the council must first approve the annexation of Somerset Village.
The board received an update on mental health and how the school district will treat students with mental illnesses.
The event will feature winning students from nine high schools. The event is free and open to the public.
The proposal highlights tensions between traditional public schools and charter schools, which are championed by some lawmakers as a way to address shortfalls in Missouri's student transfer law.
Senior Hannah Claas shares her experience as a student at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School.
Legislation introduced by state Sen. Jill Schupp this week would also require the education department to create a model policy that could be implemented statewide.
"This will be a resource center for STEM for the region," said Laura Loyacono, director of the KC STEM Alliance.
Kids ages 9-14 showcased their robot-building and programming skills in the inaugural Mizzou FIRST Lego League Tournament Saturday afternoon at Lafferre Hall.
Matthew Felts, Hickman High School choir director, was charged with three counts of first-degree stalking in connection to stalking incidents that took place in December.
Plans include moving some students from Our Lady of Lourdes to a new site and creating a steering committee to consider all education options, including additional schools.
Candidate Derek Wade wants to help the district adjust well to growth in schools if he is elected.
Fifth-graders from Columbia Public Schools tried finding the right instrument on Monday at Lange Middle School.
As the state's department of education prepares to change teacher certification requirements, education administrators pose questions regarding proposed changes.
With student populations increasing and state funds lacking, the Columbia School Board discussed asking for a tax levy increase.
Committee members raised several points of contention that got in the way of agreement over school attendance zones that will affect several elementary schools.
Derek Wade and incumbents Christine King and Darin Preis filed for the election scheduled for April 7.
On Wednesday, the Senate's education committee is set to take up the issue of whether federally mandated annual testing should remain a requirement under the No Child Left Behind law. Lawmakers are considering the reauthorization of the bipartisan education measure that President George W. Bush signed into law in 2002.
More than 1,200 Columbia Public Schools fifth-graders joined hundreds of middle and high school art performers downtown Thursday for the district Fine Arts Extravaganza.
It's been a year since Columbia Public Schools changed school start times. Parents, teachers and students have created and settled into a new routine — even if it does mean early mornings for some groups such as the Rock Bridge Bruin Girls dance team.