elementary education http://kbia.org en Columbia school board moves ahead with contruction plans for new elementary school http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-moves-ahead-contruction-plans-new-elementary-school <p>The Columbia Board of Education has approved construction to begin on a nearly $19 million project to build a new elementary school northeast of Columbia, adjacent to Battle High School. The board approved a bid by K&amp;S Construction of St. Louis, the lowest bidder for the project. The original budget for the project was $12 million but the board increased that based on the projected need for capitalized interest and collective bond premiums. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:56:54 +0000 Marcel Clarke 40240 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board moves ahead with contruction plans for new elementary school St. Louis schools re-accredited http://kbia.org/post/st-louis-schools-re-accredited <div style="margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><p><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif">St. Louis schools are no longer unaccredited, following a unanimous vote today by the State Board of Education. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:18:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 22918 at http://kbia.org St. Louis schools re-accredited Missouri schools to adjust curricula to meet national standards http://kbia.org/post/missouri-schools-adjust-curricula-meet-national-standards <p>Schools in Missouri are adjusting curricula to meet new national standards.&nbsp;Missouri is one of 45 states around the country that has adopted a new set of standards for K through 12 school curriculums. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 21:16:19 +0000 Shanley Reynolds 11054 at http://kbia.org Missouri schools to adjust curricula to meet national standards Senate committee scrutinizes school transfer bill http://kbia.org/post/senate-committee-scrutinizes-school-transfer-bill <p>Legislation that’s designed to stem a potential flood of students from unaccredited schools in St. Louis and Kansas City to nearby suburban schools was heard Tuesday before a Missouri Senate committee. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 15:12:19 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8047 at http://kbia.org Senate committee scrutinizes school transfer bill