Classes will begin 30 minutes later to give teachers collaboration time.
Columbia Public Schools teachers Tammy Cox and Clint Darr returned from Japan with plans to share their experiences across the district.
The district paid for installation of artificial turf at Hickman in 2006 and is still waiting for repayment of $85,000 of it.
Today was the final deadline for the 2008-2009 school year budget. School Board members were required to approve a finalized budget for the 2008-2009 school year.
Columbia Independent School said it has made a commitment to internationally focused education and is looking at a new study abroad option for upper school students.
But State Auditor Susan Montee says that even if school districts met all state requirements, it wouldn't be enough to protect child passengers.
While teaching in Japan, Troy Hogg says he learned how to treat students more independently.
The Columbia School Board approved a budget Thursday night for the 2008-2009 school year that will not fund regularly scheduled salary increases for district employees next year.
In response to Columbia Public Schools’ efforts to reduce its costs, Superintendent Phyllis Chase has volunteered to take a roughly 10 percent pay cut.
Cowboys and cowgirls from across the state will compete at the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals this weekend.
MU graduate students demonstrated how to categorize animals by their skulls Thursday.
Michael Schoenleber aims to show how youth can be involved in promoting unity and peace between Iraqi and American students.
In the final listening session before the board votes on the 2008-2009 budget, the public weighed in once again. Major concerns were teacher morale, class-size and the learning environment at Columbia Public Schools.
Benton and Blue Ridge elementary schools are now able to operate summer programs due to newly installed air conditioning.
Columbia’s 20th elementary school got its official construction start Wednesday with a ground-breaking at Waco and Brown Station roads.
After community input, the new high school construction steering committee revises conceptual plans.
The state has broadened its invitation to mathematicians to review a draft of updated K-12 math curriculum standards. The move is a response to a letter sent in May by more than 50 math professors from MU, Washington University and Missouri University of Science and Technology.
After beginning the process of applying for accreditation three years ago, the Islamic School of Columbia celebrated its accreditation by the Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Association on Sunday. The school is now eligible for more resources and funding.
Rock Bridge graduate Chris Gahn and Columbia Catholic School eighth-grader Billy Swift will represent Missouri at the National History Day competition.
The public is encouraged to make comments regarding the 2008-2009 budget during an upcoming meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.