The Columbia Title I preschools use what’s called the HighScope curriculum. This system focuses not just on academic, cognitive and language skills but incorporates life skills such as independence, decision-making and problem solving.
Tom Rose will not seek re-election, and incumbent Helen Wade has not filed so far. The deadline is Jan. 21,2014.
Nearly 60 students performed songs from the "Hansel and Gretel" opera, as well as Christmas carols, in front of the Memorial Union arch on Wednesday.
In November, members from the Diocese of Jefferson City met with parishioners in five listening sessions to talk about whether they would be willing to support the addition of a new parish, a new primary school or both.
In fiscal year 2014, $25,000 will be split between playgrounds at Parkade, Fairview, Russell Boulevard and New Haven elementary schools.
The students also got to see artwork they had made deck the halls of the President's Home at Stephens.
In May, a Hickman High School senior was arrested after she was accused of changing a student's last name in the yearbook to "Masturbate." A hearing was held Friday after a motion was filed to suppress information acquired before her arrest.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich has sent a letter to Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro seeking documents related to an initiative petition affecting teacher tenure and a state contract with a group that's supposed to recommend ways to improve unaccredited districts.
The district aims to stop the state from enforcing a student transfer law while its case for provisional accreditation is pending.
The Columbia Public School District and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources are looking for the public's opinion on building plans for the school. The open house will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Ideas for Columbia's first nature-based school were bounced around Thursday evening at an open house where parents, teachers and community members offered their suggestions.
Alice’s passion and devotion to excellence created lively, compelling classes that were irresistible to her students.
Parents, hoping to receive state subsidies for child care, can face long wait times for approval, lost paperwork and a time-consuming application process. Day care providers said difficulties with the application process make it difficult for parents to get the financial help needed to work or go to school.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an assertion that the student transfer law amounted to an unfunded mandate on local schools that violated the state constitution.
The Columbia School Board voted to change Mill Creek Elementary School boundary lines to ease overcrowding. It tabled some decisions related to the boundary lines until its January meeting.
The Columbia School Board will vote on boundary changes for Mill Creek Elementary School's 2014-15 school year.
The Program for International Student Assessment results show students in the United States have lower math and science scores than students in other countries.
MU students said that when they were preparing for college, they concentrated on doing well in their high school classes rather than studying for standardized tests.
The panel recommended that the legislature look at providing more money for early childhood education.
These results again raise the question of whether the United States is consistently outperformed because of the widely varied backgrounds of its students.