Peter Stiepleman, retiring superintendent of the Columbia Public School District, was honored Wednesday with a magnolia tree dedication by the advocacy group Children's Grove.
The proposal is designed to give families options within public schooling, but it could leave some districts underfunded.
The meeting began with swearing in of Katherine Sasser and Jeanne Snodgrass as recently elected board members.
De'Vion Moore has worked in Columbia Public Schools for almost 10 years.
The woman who recorded the video said she saw at least one child on board and was concerned for their safety.
Katherine Sasser and Jeanne Snodgrass received hundreds more votes than nearest rivals Luke Neal and incumbent Teresa Maledy.
The $7.7 million bond issue will pay for a covered walkway at the middle school as well as create more classrooms and labs.
Columbia Public Schools students who attend in person returned to five-day in-person class Monday.
What should be the priorities be in setting boundaries for school attendance areas? The five School Board candidates answer.
The five candidates name at least one thing the Columbia School Board can do to be more transparent in its decision-making.
The five candidates name at least one thing they could do, as a School Board member, to address racism within the district.
What do you hope the incoming superintendent, H. Brian Yearwood, will prioritize? The five School Board candidates answer.
The five candidates for the Columbia School Board outline their priorities.
The five candidates offer their opinions on sending district students back to their schools full time after spring break.
What is one thing you could do to increase parent and community input in School Board decisions? The five candidates answer.
The five candidates for the Columbia School Board answer a few questions about themselves.
The school district is asking for funds to connect two middle school buildings in Ashland, plus science labs, library and more.
“Access to the internet should be seen as a utility,” a lawmaker said. “The opportunity gap won’t break if this doesn’t happen.”
The award honors people who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the fisheries, forestry, wildlife resources and more.
House Bill 314 creates a tax deduction for K-12 faculty members for expenses related to educational purposes.
Standardized tests are a useful tool, some candidates said, while others questioned their fairness.
H. Brian Yearwood took questions on racism in schools, the needs of special education students and overall student success.