school board http://kbia.org en Columbia City Council Candidates Meet to Discuss Disability Issues http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-candidates-meet-discuss-disability-issues <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Candidates for the Columbia City Council and School Board met today to discuss disability issues at a Forum at city hall.</p><p>Multiple Mid-Missouri disability services agencies hosted the forum to get the candidates talking about accessibility in the city. Community members submitted questions online, and the candidates discussed a range of issues, from playground accessibility, to inclusive hiring processes and expansion of the para transit system.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:22:13 +0000 Kate Grumke 49431 at http://kbia.org Columbia City Council Candidates Meet to Discuss Disability Issues School board election results for Southern Boone County School District http://kbia.org/post/school-board-election-results-southern-boone-county-school-district <p></p><p>Incumbents Barrett Glascock and Ellen Kesterson were reelected to the school board for the Southern Boone County District on Tuesday. Only two of the seven school board positions were up for election.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:15:22 +0000 Tony Nochim 31488 at http://kbia.org School board election results for Southern Boone County School District Columbia school board selects new member http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-selects-new-member <p>The Columbia Board of Education chose Darin Preis to fill its vacant seat at a meeting on Tuesday. The position opened up when former board member Paul Cushing took a job out of state.<br><br>Preis served on the board from 2005 to 2008 and is the executive director of Central Missouri Community Action. He says he is excited and honored to serve on the school board again and plans to get to work quickly.<br> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 22:43:30 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 23768 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board selects new member A conversation with director Scott Thurman http://kbia.org/post/conversation-director-scott-thurman <p>There is nothing unusual about political fights over public school curricula and the content of textbooks. The textbooks can influence how people think about history and social issues, sometimes for decades or more. So, the battles take place around the United States, &nbsp;and they take place around the world.</p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:18:25 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 22678 at http://kbia.org A conversation with director Scott Thurman Newscast for September 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-6-2012-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Local Democrats to watch Obama accept the nomination</li><li>Deaths in Jefferson County likely murder-suicide</li><li>Paul Cushing to step down from the Columbia school board</li></ul> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 23:20:07 +0000 Sapna Khatri 20714 at http://kbia.org Cushing to step down from school board http://kbia.org/post/cushing-step-down-school-board <p>Columbia Public Schools announced Thursday that one of its board members, Paul Cushing, is stepping down to take a job in Minnesota. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:40:10 +0000 Kip Hill 20707 at http://kbia.org Cushing to step down from school board King, Cushing claim Columbia school board seats http://kbia.org/post/king-cushing-claim-columbia-school-board-seats <p>Paul Cushing celebrated his victory at Flat Branch Pub and Brewing with friends and family. He picked up 21 percent of the vote, finishing second to Christine King, who led with 42 percent. Cushing said any of the candidates would have been worthy.</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:32:20 +0000 Nick Gass & Elizabeth Trovall 11792 at http://kbia.org King, Cushing claim Columbia school board seats Columbia municipal elections http://kbia.org/post/columbia-municipal-elections <p><strong style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">&nbsp;Intersection website</a>.</strong></p><p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 23:21:59 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 11680 at http://kbia.org Columbia municipal elections