public schools http://kbia.org en Senate approves student transfer bill http://kbia.org/post/senate-approves-student-transfer-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri senators have approved legislation that would control student transfers from the state's most troubled school districts.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:55:14 +0000 Associated Press 48868 at http://kbia.org Senate approves student transfer bill Columbia and Jefferson City public schools see enrollment surge http://kbia.org/post/columbia-and-jefferson-city-public-schools-see-enrollment-surge <p>As public school starts Thursday in both Columbia and Jefferson City, those school districts are dealing with a surge in student enrollment. To deal with this, the districts have hired several teachers at the last minute to maintain a healthy ratio of students to instructors.</p><p>Although enrollment numbers are expected to fluctuate for the next few weeks, Columbia and Jefferson City have added several teachers at the elementary level to accommodate the influx of younger students.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:48:05 +0000 Kristofor Husted 19524 at http://kbia.org Columbia School Board examines new transportation methods http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-examines-new-transportation-methods <p>Members of the Columbia Board of Education are considering a proposal that would change how student transportation operates within Columbia Public Schools. Tue, 15 May 2012 14:23:40 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 14159 at http://kbia.org Columbia School Board examines new transportation methods Columbia's new tax levy to maintain programs and staffing http://kbia.org/post/columbias-new-tax-levy-maintain-programs-and-staffing <p>Columbia public schools are $7.5 million dollars richer after voters approved a 40-cent tax levy in Tuesday&rsquo;s election. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:53:50 +0000 Scott Kanowsky & Danny Kennedy 12075 at http://kbia.org Columbia's new tax levy to maintain programs and staffing