wanda brown http://kbia.org en Eliot Battle, a long-time Columbia educator and leader in desegregation, has died http://kbia.org/post/eliot-battle-long-time-columbia-educator-and-leader-desegregation-has-died <p></p><p>A little more than a week <a href="http://kbia.org/post/battle-high-school-opens-students">after celebrating with his family and community the opening of Columbia's Battle High</a>, long-time Columbia educator Eliot Battle, has died. Columbia Public Schools spokesperson Michelle Baumstark says Battle died last night, Tuesday, June 11th, from injuries sustained after a car crash Friday. Battle had been hospitalized following the accident.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:32:14 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Janet Saidi 35313 at http://kbia.org Eliot Battle, a long-time Columbia educator and leader in desegregation, has died Mo. House passes another gun rights bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-another-gun-rights-bill-0 <p>The Missouri House has passed yet another bill that would expand the rights of gun owners and reduce the role of the state Department of Revenue.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:52:24 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32932 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes another gun rights bill Mo. House Committee Considers Bill To Revoke Public Assistance To Some Immigrants http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-committee-considers-bill-revoke-public-assistance-some-immigrants <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB765&#38;year=2013&#38;code=R">Legislation that would repeal public assistance for some immigrants </a>is being considered by a <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> committee.<p>Under current law, people whose immigration status is unverified can still receive state and local public benefits for up to 90 days while they try and obtain proper documentation.&#160; That provision would be eliminated under a bill sponsored by&#160;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&#38;district=057">State Representative&#160;Wanda Bro Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:12:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32045 at http://kbia.org Mo. House Committee Considers Bill To Revoke Public Assistance To Some Immigrants Columbia's Battle honored in documentary http://kbia.org/post/columbias-battle-honored-documentary <p>MU Extension will premiere a documentary about the life of Eliot Battle, a long time educator and counselor for Columbia Public Schools.</p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:51:30 +0000 9461 at http://kbia.org Columbia's Battle honored in documentary Macon high schooler leads thousands http://kbia.org/post/macon-high-schooler-leads-thousands <p>This week: The latest on the CPS redistricting process. Plus we&rsquo;ll introduce you to a high schooler in Macon who has already started &lsquo;climbing the ladder.&rsquo; Mon, 26 Dec 2011 22:00:00 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5867 at http://kbia.org Macon high schooler leads thousands CPS redistricting hearings bring out numerous concerns http://kbia.org/post/cps-redistricting-hearings-bring-out-numerous-concerns <p>Columbia&rsquo;s Secondary Enrollment Planning Committee recently completed a series of eight public forums where Columbia residents could gather and share opinions about the redistricting of Columbia Public Schools. Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:36:18 +0000 5042 at http://kbia.org CPS redistricting hearings bring out numerous concerns