Missouri ranked 24th on the fourth-grade vocabulary test and 27th on the eighth-grade test.
The Columbia School Board met Monday night and discussed enhanced enterprise zones. Procedures for candidate filing were accepted by the board. Filing opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
In the past year, Columbia Public Schools has focused on revising its curriculum to adhere more closely to the Common Core State Standards, which stress practical skills and in-depth learning.
Christine King, vice president of the board, will update the Columbia School Board on the last meeting of the Ad Hoc Transportation Committee on Monday.
Northern Michigan spokeswoman Cindy Paavola says 22 players, the head coach and others are taking a university bus to Columbia for a Friday afternoon visitation and Saturday morning funeral service.
The Mehlville School District has installed the panels at five schools.
The district is collecting data about its performance through phone calls to community members and an online survey available on its website. This is the third year the district has conducted this particular survey.
Officials at Parkway School District said it's a preventive measure aimed at ensuring schools and campuses are drug-free.
Columbia preschool teachers and families come together to promote learning development in children through a collaborative literacy event.
Ridgeway Elementary School, Battle High School and Columbia Independent School hope to win Clorox's Power a Bright Future grants to improve their schools.
The position appears to be the first of its kind in Missouri and is designed to educate children about proper bus behavior and the safe and appropriate practice of loading, unloading and riding district school buses.
As we live in the era of computer keyboarding, texting and emails, whether making penmanship a requirement in elementary school curricula is left as a question to many states.
The Southern Boone Learning Garden received a $475,000 grant to help expand the Learning Garden program.
The consolidation of Columbia Public Schools' three administrative locations into one central building is intended to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Adam Dubé has been appointed the next head of the school of Columbia Independent School. Dubé formerly taught at the school. He currently works in Vail, Colo.
As regional finalists, the teams traveled to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., to present their projects last week.
The musical will run for three nights starting Thursday.
The before-school running program at Parkade Elementary is now in its second year. With 80 students signed up, it has nearly doubled its size since it began.
The lockdown was lifted quickly following the Columbia Police Department's investigation that determined the noise was fireworks and not gunshots.
Head Start Columbia invited parents from eight counties to attend a low-literacy health training event Tuesday night at Stoney Creek Inn.