Peter Stiepleman, who will become superintendent of Columbia Public Schools in July, said one of his priorities will be focusing on enrichment, opportunity and achievement gaps within the district.
Stiepleman is a former principal of West Boulevard Elementary School. In 2010, he was hired as assistant superintendent for elementary education for the district.
Twenty-seven students boarded a bus traveling to Battle girls basketball's sectional game against Festus High School.
Here’s one family’s story of navigating the myriad resources available in Columbia, and the limitations that come along with them, for raising a child who rides the borderline on the disability spectrum.
Peter Stiepleman and Dred Scott discussed their visions for the district, improving academic standards and other issues at a forum Tuesday evening.
Columbia Area Career Center donated 25 refurbished computers Tuesday morning to the Refugee and Immigration Services as part of a new "Repair It Forward" program.
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?