High school students are voicing their opinions on social media about the proposed 7:20 a.m. school start times.
Lee wants to formalize its schoolwide incorporation of art into all classroom subjects. Ridgeway is in its first year as Columbia’s first autonomous school.
Lee Elementary would be able to tailor its curriculum, governance and scheduling, among other factors, to create a particular learning environment.
Preston Martin, 11, of Gentry Middle School, won a creative contest through Scholastic Book Club, scoring prizes for both himself and his school.
Missouri's overall grade was a C, up slightly from last year's grade of C minus.
The Amy Hestir Student Protection Act requires school districts to provide information about former employees to other school districts if the employees have been fired or resigned because of substantiated sexual misconduct allegations.
Columbia Public Schools shows a list of its capital projects funded by bond issues that have been passed since April 2010.
A report by StudentsFirst says the state should make teacher effectiveness the driving factor in decisions about pay, tenure or layoffs.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's new standards this school year require higher test scores in some subjects, place a greater emphasis on graduation rates and require schools to track things such as how many students succeed in higher-level courses rather than just how many enroll in them.
MU student Stacy Stewart launched Desire to Aspire as an after-school program at Lange Middle School.
Republicans expanded their majority in the state House, and a unified GOP caucus now can override a gubernatorial veto. Republican leaders listed education among their priorities.
The North Kansas City School District is outfitting four buses that are used for longer trips by band members and sports teams with Wi-Fi.
The Brownies sent 15 books to South Korea, including Mary Osborne's "Magic Tree House #29: Christmas in Camelot" and R.L. Stine's "My Hairiest Adventure."
Dan Weil likes to teach with life lessons — those that come from outside of school. Students need to know and understand how they will use their learning in their world outside of school, he says.
At their holiday party Friday afternoon, fifth-grade students at Mill Creek Elementary School donated and wrapped items for Room at the Inn, an overnight homeless shelter open in January and February.
The move addresses what Superintendent Chris Belcher described as "rumors and chatter regarding a possible violent act." The school district and the Columbia Police Department investigated the rumors and could find no credible evidence to the reports.
Darin Preis likes the direction of the Columbia School Board and, as Paul Cushing's replacement on the board, looks forward to contributing to issues including transportation and drawing in various perspectives.
Linda Neale, Columbia Public Schools' only adaptive music teacher, works with special education students who might not otherwise be exposed to music in a classroom setting. She focuses on shaping her lessons to match each student's abilities.
A precautionary lockdown of the Columbia Public Schools was lifted after a police car chase passed through Columbia.
Public elementary schools leave discussion of Sandy Hook tragedy up to families and counseling.