jefferson city school district http://kbia.org en Jefferson City to examine low enrollment rates in ACT prep courses http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-examine-low-enrollment-rates-act-prep-courses <p>Another year of college applications has begun, but some Jefferson City school board members are less concerned with the applications than test preparation.</p><p>The board met Monday night to discuss the low, nine-student enrollment in an ACT prep class this past summer, exploring reasons for why the program is struggling. Members discussed higher tuition costs as a possible result of lower interest in preparing for the ACT test. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:46:31 +0000 Josh Sultan 40636 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City to examine low enrollment rates in ACT prep courses Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-schools-plan-tax-levy-address-debt <p></p><p>The Jefferson City School Board is planning to increase the school tax levy for the first time in four years. According to the board’s preliminary budget, the current tax levy will increase by a little more than a cent – or about $5 per year, per home valued at $150,000. About the average value in Jefferson City.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:55:08 +0000 John O'Connor 35791 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt Four students taken to hospital after Jefferson City school bus accident http://kbia.org/post/four-students-taken-hospital-after-jefferson-city-school-bus-accident <p>According to a Jefferson City Public Schools press release four students were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a school bus and a car Friday morning near Lewis and Clark Middle School. The district says police and school officials went to the scene after the accident at approximately 7:30 Friday morning, and determined three of the 39 students on board needed to go to the hospital. They were transported in an ambulance. Jefferson City police say the injuries to the three students were minor. Fri, 03 May 2013 17:41:37 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 33133 at http://kbia.org