board of education http://kbia.org en Columbia school board: Sessions and Cone file, Rose declines run http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-sessions-and-cone-file-rose-declines-run <p></p><p>Tuesday was the first day candidates could file to run for the school board, and School board member Tom Rose has announced he will not run for reelection.</p><p>After seven years on the school board, Rose's term will expire in April. Rose plans to focus on his private veterinary practice, but he said he will still be involved with education.</p><p>“I'll still stay involved in the school, especially involved in early childhood education and those types of things but I also see that there are, can certainly give an opportunity for other people that had expressed interest in serving on the board as well," Rose said. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:36:46 +0000 Kate Grumke 45440 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board: Sessions and Cone file, Rose declines run Columbia Board of Education tours schools with new technology in classrooms http://kbia.org/post/columbia-board-education-tours-schools-new-technology-classrooms <p>The Columbia Board of Education visited three schools Thursday, two physically and a third virtually, to see how new technology is being used throughout the district.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; At Midway Heights Elementary it's the first year where there are classrooms have provided one mini iPad for each student.&nbsp; Midway is part of an elementary school iPad pilot program along with Shepard, Grant, and Russell Elementary.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:45:38 +0000 George Varney 44203 at http://kbia.org Columbia Board of Education tours schools with new technology in classrooms Newscast for June 14, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-june-14-2013 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board</li><li>Nixon leaves for European business trip</li><li>UM Curators approve 2014 budget, announce plans for Deaton institute Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:30:10 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 35487 at http://kbia.org Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board http://kbia.org/post/nixon-taps-st-louis-area-official-state-board <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a former St. Louis-area school official to the State Board of Education.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:21:41 +0000 Associated Press 35486 at http://kbia.org Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board Failing school districts could receive aid faster thanks to legislation http://kbia.org/post/failing-school-districts-could-receive-aid-faster-thanks-legislation <p>Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to legislation that could allow quicker state intervention in failing school districts.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 20:01:22 +0000 Associated Press 33803 at http://kbia.org Failing school districts could receive aid faster thanks to legislation How Columbia's changing school start times affect students, teachers and parents http://kbia.org/post/how-columbias-changing-school-start-times-affect-students-teachers-and-parents <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 27593 at http://kbia.org How Columbia's changing school start times affect students, teachers and parents 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