Author and MU professor Valerie Kaussen, who was in Haiti when the earthquake occurred, and Haiti native and University Hospital nurse Sandra Beldor spoke at the event that raised funds for Doctors Without Borders and Partners in Health.
In order to trim its budget, the Kansas City School District superintendent has proposed closing around 30 schools.
A Washington University graduate student has come up with a new way to tutor students who are struggling with math and science.
Mid-Missouri superintendents expressed concerns over a bill, which went before the Missouri Senate education committee Wednesday, that would allow open enrollment among Missouri public schools.
Kathy Ritter of Rock Bridge High School will retire at the end of the school year, and Michael Jeffers of Hickman High School took a position in Kansas City.
Monday night's School Board meeting calls for some budget cuts.
Local artist and Eagle Scout Paul Jackson spoke to a group of about 150 Scouts on Sunday.
Columbia Public Schools is expected to reduce its budget $5 million by next school year. Likely cuts include a fourth- and fifth-grade science specialists program.
Gentry Middle School students held a competition raising money for Haitian earthquake victims from Jan. 19-29. The students raised $3,549.07 in about two weeks.
Schools will dismiss students two hours and 30 minutes earlier than normal.
At Stephens College Children's School, the project of the day was crafting Valentine's Day cards for veterans. They produced nearly 100.
President Barack Obama proposed changes to the No Child Left Behind Act that would look at factors besides standardized test scores in determining the success or failure of a public school. Obama's plan would also reward districts with successful plans of action for obtaining academic success.
Brandy Sanchez, a librarian at the Columbia Public Library, was among 15 judges nationally who helped decide the winner of the Caldecott Medal for best children's picture book.
The school was awarded MU's 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Award in part for "closing the academic achievement gap between white and minority students," according to the Chancellor's Diversity Initiative program's Noor Azizan-Gardner.
The group will play at the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference in Osage Beach.
A University of Missouri suicide prevention program is offering training sessions for high school educators around the state. During the sessions, they learn to identify risk factors and warning signs in students.
The Missouri Department of Education teams up with Convoy of Hope to send hygiene-related supplies to children in post-quake Haiti as part of the "Kits 4 Kids" project.
A group of ninth-graders discuss how their class project turned into a life-changing experience.
The study measured achievement against teacher anxiety. Researchers recommend the rethinking requirements for elementary school teachers.
A waterline break at New Haven Elementary School leaves students with no running water.