linn state technical college http://kbia.org en Judge: Linn State drug testing unconstitutional http://kbia.org/post/judge-linn-state-drug-testing-unconstitutional <p></p><p>A federal judge has ruled that a mid-Missouri technical college's mandatory drug testing policy is unconstitutional when applied to most students.</p><p>U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey in Jefferson City on Friday sided with the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued Linn State Technical College on behalf of six students.</p><p>Linn State attorney Kent Brown had not yet read the ruling, but said any ruling against the school would be appealed.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:42:35 +0000 Associated Press 40501 at http://kbia.org Judge: Linn State drug testing unconstitutional Linn State to get a new name http://kbia.org/post/linn-state-get-new-name <p>Missouri's only state-funded, two-year technical college is getting a new name. Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday that will change the name of Linn State Technical College to the State Technical College of Missouri.</p><p>The name change for the central Missouri school will take effect July 1, 2014. The college offers certificates and associate degrees with an emphasis on industrial and technology programs.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:58:33 +0000 Associated Press 36933 at http://kbia.org "Innovation Campuses" partner students with colleges, businesses http://kbia.org/post/innovation-campuses-partner-students-colleges-businesses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new partnership between Lincoln University, Linn State Technical College, and several Jefferson City businesses will allow students to earn credit that could go toward either school.</span></p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 13:56:48 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 33849 at http://kbia.org "Innovation Campuses" partner students with colleges, businesses Contracts signed for Jefferson City High School land http://kbia.org/post/contracts-signed-jefferson-city-high-school-land <p></p><p>Lincoln University and Linn State Technical College have signed a contract to purchase the campus that will soon be vacated by Jefferson City High School. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:22:51 +0000 Wendy Mader 25442 at http://kbia.org Contracts signed for Jefferson City High School land Jefferson City Public Schools working deal for new high school http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-public-schools-working-deal-new-high-school <p>Jefferson City Public Schools is in negotiations with Lincoln University and Linn State Technical College as part of a plan to build a new high school to replace the old facility. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:58:51 +0000 Katherine Biek 13047 at http://kbia.org