With a 5-1 vote, the Columbia Board of Education passed the 2010-11 budget. This will lead to cuts of $5.6 million and 79 positions.
The couple met while teaching at Grant Elementary. They wed Saturday on the school's playground, despite some afternoon showers.
The Columbia Public School District has budgeted $5.6 million less on its next budget. Of the 79 positions being cut, about 40 of them could be teaching positions.
Columbia Public Schools are collecting data on staff and students using a new racial classification system. School officials say it is unknown how the new system will affect the district as it works to meet federal standards of No Child Left Behind next year.
The trespassing tickets issued to the 18 Rock Bridge High School students who were attempting a senior prank on Thursday have been dropped.
Students from Columbia public schools share in their own words what they learned this year.
The school held its fifth-grade graduation Friday at Woodcrest Chapel.
David Johnson was announced Thursday as Hickman High School's new boys basketball coach. This will be Johnson's second time holding the position. He coached the team in the early 1990s.
Eighteen Rock Bridge High School students were caught attempting a senior prank around 12:15 a.m. Thursday, according to the school's principal.
Traces of asbestos found in Parkade Elementary is cause for some of the school's students and staff to move for the summer.
The Columbia Public Schools Foundation awarded $46,170.85 in grants to benefit all schools in the district.
According to the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health, 31 percent of Missouri's children are considered overweight or obese. Missouri ranks near the middle, 27th, in the number of overweight and obese children.
The Columbia Public School district received a "What Parents Want" award, making it one of 28 Missouri school districts to receive the recognition. The award is based on information taken from parent questionnaires asking parents around the nation what they value in a school system.
MU economics professor Michael Podgursky has been appointed to the public policy institute to work on research for education reform.
Two veterans spoke to students about their experiences in the armed forces and the importance of education.
Forty-three students graduated from Columbia's alternative high school on Friday night.
Missouri is trying again to win a share of federal grant money for the state education program by submitting a new application.
This is a list of all Douglass High School graduates for the 2010 school year.
During his visit, Gibson presented awards to three students of Hickman's Columbia Aeronautics and Space Association.
Students at Nora Stewart Early Learning Center can learn firsthand where their fruits and vegetables come from.