The Columbia School Board discussed partnering with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to build a nature-based school in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
A score of three is seen as “qualified” or capable of college level work. In Missouri, fewer than 10 percent of seniors who took AP Exams earned a three or above.
The proposed nature school would allow fifth-grade students to spend a year at a school in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
State lawmakers are looking to control out-of-district transfers by redirecting students at struggling schools to high-performing ones in their home districts, if space is available.
Hundreds of middle school students from across the state participated in the Missouri State MATHCOUNTS Competition on Saturday. See if you can handle the type of questions they faced.
The candidates answered audience questions at a forum hosted by the Muleskinners. Topics included Common Core State Standards, tax increment financing and preschool education in the district.
Holocaust survivor and author Ben Fainer spoke to students at Oakland Middle School on Thursday morning. Vera and Sonia Emmons, the descendants of Holocaust survivor Gerda Nothmann Luner, also spoke at the event.
The four candidates campaigning for the three open seats on the Columbia School Board took questions Thursday during their first public forum.
The school district announced Thursday that Assistant Principal Eric Johnson will be recommended as Principal Tracey Conrad's successor at Hickman High School.
Dred Scott is deputy superintendent for the Independence School District, and Peter Stiepleman is assistant superintendent for elementary education for Columbia Public Schools.
A proposal outlined Wednesday by House Budget Chairman Rick Stream would provide a $122 million increase in basic aid for public school districts — significantly less than the $278 million increase proposed by Gov. Jay Nixon.
The College Board announced Wednesday that the SAT will undergo significant changes starting in 2016. The changes are meant to make the exam more practical and reflective of high school and college curriculum.
Four people are being interviewed to succeed Chris Belcher as superintendent of Columbia Public Schools.
Four candidates are running for three positions on the Columbia School Board. What questions do you have for them?
Chess players from across the state gathered at Battle High School on Saturday to compete in the Missouri Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament. About 500 players attended.
Columbia Public Schools representatives, civil engineers and architects addressed concerns of Thornbrook Subdivision residents regarding the building of an elementary school in southwest Columbia.
The measure endorsed Wednesday would prevent schools from using the Common Core Standards, unless the legislature passes a bill to adopt them.
The third-annual Black History Month event honored Nelson Mandela while raising money for educational field trips to Kansas City and St. Louis.
Battle High School will hold its first talent show this spring.
College of Education Dean Daniel Clay cites low graduate numbers as the main reason for the suspension. Some professors in the art education program think the numbers misrepresent the program's success.