Starting next fall, MAP tests could move online for all grade levels, and the questions’ difficulty would adapt based on students’ answers. These changes are meant to deliver more accurate assessments of student progress.
The Columbia School Board will form a committee to plan northeast elementary school boundaries.
Several parents and students spoke Wednesday against the Common Core State Standards at a Missouri House committee hearing at MU.
The community charged with naming the next public elementary school has whittled a list of public suggestions to four. Those names are not public yet.
Select classrooms at Grant, Shepard Boulevard, Russell Boulevard and Midway Heights elementary schools are using iPads to enhance student learning.
Anyone may address the House Interim Education Committee about any education concern from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Reynolds Alumni Center at MU.
Last week's two-day lockdown in the Hallsville School District was prompted by the release of a man who police said had threatened to shoot students at a local school.
Local school officials last month asked state education officials to consider an upgrade and pointed to stable finances and improvement on school performance reports.
Members of the Missouri College Advising Corps will be available to help students at 26 high schools in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas and parts of rural Missouri.
With the help of inmates from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, a century's worth of Hickman High School yearbooks are digitally archived.
The Columbia Public School District thinks a "community" school may bring consistency to struggling students.
Ankur Singh traveled the country, filming a documentary on standardized testing. His film, "Listen," premiered Monday night.
Schools across the country are seeing results from the "Leader in Me" program, a controversial curriculum based on Stephen Covey's best-seller "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People."
Many parents at the Columbia School Board meeting on Monday want a solution soon for the overcrowding at Mill Creek Elementary School.
The Columbia School Board will meet Monday to discuss overcrowding at Mill Creek Elementary School and transportation options for the 2014-15 school year.
The ballot initiative would allow a 50 percent tax credit for businesses and individuals who donate to nonprofit organizations that benefit schools. It could lead to scholarships for children in private schools.
An MU education teacher and Fairview Elementary School's principal have come up with a one-on-one mentoring program to get students the extra help they need to perform better in school.
World religions classes in Columbia high schools provide classroom conversations with an opportunity to help students be in tune with the world—and themselves.
Larry and Brenda Potterfield donated $1 million to a foundation that will award the money to the first Missouri school district to win a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
The 194 people who attended the district's World Cafe at Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center discussed the role of public schools in career and college readiness programs.