Oakland Middle School parents attended a Columbia School Board meeting Monday to voice concerns about the lack of a geometry teacher there.
Fourteen community members appeared before the Columbia School Board on Monday to voice their opinions on funding the Walking School Bus program. A majority spoke in favor of continuing the program with school district money.
The St. Louis-based program HOME WORKS!, which began at Benton and Parkade elementary schools this school year, encourages parents to be more involved in their children's education.
The board will also vote on the school's naming committee and the district's contract with the PedNet Coalition for the Walking School Bus program.
Boston Public Schools have joined a federal program that offers all students free breakfast and lunch regardless of their family's income.
Three-year veteran Tracey Conrad will be temporarily replaced by Hickman Assistant Principal Eric Johnson.
On Wednesday, Chuck Everitt witnessed his 4,000th ribbon-cutting as Chamber of Commerce Ambassador.
Columbia School Board members discussed possible real estate properties for the new elementary school in southwest Columbia.
Spartan Sparklers make debut performances and name Kadee Dempsey as first team captain.
The Columbia School District has sold 17 trailers total. Trying to get rid of all 154 has been a slow process.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced $2.6 million in AmeriCorps grants to be distributed to fifteen organizations throughout the state. Four Columbia-based programs will receive funds.
Parents and students alike were excited to be a part of something new.
Ten girls auditioned for the Battle High School dance team, the Sparklers, on Tuesday at the Battle High School Performing Arts Center.
Missouri teachers unions released projections Monday stating that about 5,000 to 9,000 K-12 teachers could lose their jobs if the state legislature were to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a tax-cut bill.
The professional development program for science teachers working with students in kindergarten through sixth grade will receive $2.6 million.
Many states have passed legislation in the wake of the Connecticut elementary school shooting last year, including Missouri, which allowed state employees to keep firearms in a vehicle on state property.
At Columbia Public Schools, science scores are consistent, and the academic achievement gap among students persists.
The grant program, which held an open house at Upscale Resale on Thursday, provides thousands of dollars to teachers for school supplies each year.
The Columbia School Board raised the property tax levy by 2.2 cents on Thursday.
The fifth new principle in the last six years, Elaine Hassemer, started at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School on Wednesday, and said she plans on staying long enough to make a difference.