Despite losing nearly all the assets that makes teaching music possible, the band, orchestra and choir programs at Joplin schools are beginning to return to a sense of normalcy.
The guidance comes a week after the state Supreme Court upheld a 1993 law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay for students to transfer to nearby schools.
the allegations include that a teacher signaled students about wrong answers and untrained administrators oversaw the Missouri Assessment Program tests.
The Missouri board is recommending that preschools voluntarily use an assessment program called the Desired Results Developmental Profile.
CoMo Girls Rock is a camp for girls ages 11-18, with instrument lessons, workshop instruction and the opportunity to form bands.
The Hickman High School class of 1943 had its 70-year reunion Friday night at D. Rowes Restaurant & Bar. Twenty-one alumni attended the event.
Eliot Battle was an educator in the Columbia Public Schools from the late 1950s until his retirement in 1991. Columbia's new high school, Muriel Williams Battle High School, was named in honor of his wife, who died in 2003.
Eliot Battle, 88, will be remembered for his positive attitude, his work to help integrate Columbia's schools and his dignity and kindness. He died Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
Students are learning to build solid fuel rockets at a rocket camp at the Columbia Area Career Center.
Eliot Battle was a prominent Columbia educator involved in the desegregation of Columbia Public Schools.
Eliot Battle helped integrate Columbia Public Schools and was the first black faculty member at Hickman High School.
Eliot Battle, an educator in the Columbia Public Schools for more than 40 years, passed away on Tuesday night. Here, Columbia remembers Battle and the contributions he made to the Columbia community.
Elaine Hassemer, who has been Paxton Keeley principal since 2001, will be moving to Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School.
The girl is accused of changing a senior's last name from Mastain to "masturbate" in the 100th edition of the Hickman Cresset yearbook.
The state Supreme Court overturned a trial judge's decision that Missouri's 1993 school transfer law imposed an illegal unfunded mandate on the local school districts and was impossible to implement.
The Columbia Board of Education narrowly defeated a policy change that would allow two district officials to carry a concealed firearm.
The proposed gun policy would be changed to let the district’s director and assistant director of security carry concealed handguns.
Amir Dizdarevic received his diploma from MU High School on Saturday afternoon. The 26-year-old had dropped out of school more than 10 years ago.
The Columbia Public School Science Department has organized a trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks. Students and Columbia Public School staff departed Saturday for the weeklong trip.
Students participated in a tornado drill, learned cooking and practiced football skills during Battle High School's first week of classes.