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Katarina Sostaric

Student Newscaster

Katarina Sostaric is a student newscaster.

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Education
4:25 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Exam: Students learn business strategies from cookies, sharks

Maddie Renner, 11, reaches into the cash box at a Girl Scout Cookie booth sale Feb. 22 in front of the Walmart on Conley Road in Columbia.
Credit Margaux Henquinet / KBIA

We often think of the business world as a world that belongs to adults—adults in suits moving money with the shake of a hand and the dash of a signature on a contract. But this week, we're taking a look at some unexpected ways kids are becoming entrepreneurs.

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AM Newscasts
8:56 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Newcast for March 11, 2014

Education
8:24 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Exam: JCPS uses student-led conferences, CPS superintendent finalists discuss at-risk students

Credit Håkan Dahlström / Flickr

First, KBIA's Hope Kirwan takes us to a classroom in Jefferson City for a new kind of parent-teacher conference—these are led by the students. The classic parent-teacher conference is a good way to evaluate a student’s progress, but 4th graders at Jefferson City’s South Elementary get to take the lead and tell their parents what they've learned.

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Education
8:10 am
Wed March 5, 2014

True/False education coordinator brings documentary film to Columbia students

Credit File Photo / KBIa

Polina Malikin has been the educational outreach coordinator for the True/False Film Festival for the past three years. 

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Education
4:25 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Exam: Students exposed to documentary film through True/False, new MU documentary program

Credit www.truefalse.org

Documentary film has been very prominent in Columbia in the past few weeks. The 11th True/False Film Festival ended Sunday, and a new documentary film program was recently added to the Missouri School of Journalism. This edition focuses on documentary film and its presence in education and students’ lives.

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Weather
6:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

School closings for Monday, March 3

Hazardous road conditions have caused many schools to close today throughout central Missouri, including Columbia, Jefferson City and Fulton Public Schools. See the complete list of closings. 

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