Columbia College administrators, trustees, students and staff break ground for a $14 million science building Thursday, May 3. The facility will consolidate scattered science classes and provide research space. It is slated for completion by Fall 2013.
This week, Columbia College broke ground on a new science building. MU’s Confucius Institute is partnering with a program in the North Callaway school district. Plus, we’ll take you along with a trip through the ‘Mizzou Adventures in Education’ event.
Chinese instructor Jackie Lee teaches a class of cadets how to say certain Chinese characters on March 22, 2012. The Chinese language class is new this year.
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Josh Wilson, 11, takes a water break in between his Special Olympics basketball tournament games on Tuesday, March 19, 2012, in Columbia, Mo. Josh, who has autism, competes with his brother, Ryan, 18. Josh’s team won the gold medal in their division.
This week, The special project “The China Connection” tells us about a program at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico. Plus, an audio postcard that introduces you to a family that’s “like any other,” but at the same time different.
We’ll introduce you to a Mid-Missouri teen who has become famous for her singing… in Chinese. Plus, we’ll talk to the University of Missouri English professor behind the e-book “Is a college education still worth the price?”
This week on the show, a club at Benton Elementary teaches math, science and technology to students using video games. Plus, we’ll introduce you to the new principal of Shepard Boulevard Elementary in Columbia.
Unaccredited schools in Kansas City and St. Louis could have a huge impact on a number of school districts in each of those metropolitan areas. Plus, teacher tenure could see changes – and we’ll give you the results of the Columbia school board races we previewed the last couple of weeks.
This week on the show, you’ll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board here in Columbia. In Tuesday’s election, voters will pick two of the four candidates, who will each serve three year terms.
Camdenton’s R-III school district is paying $125,000 in legal fees and costs as part of a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union over blocking Internet access to websites with information about gay, lesbian and transgender issues, the Associated Press reports.
This week’s show is all about the University of Missouri. MUs Nuclear Science Engineering Institute ceased to exist last week. The law school has recovered a bit in the national rankings. And increased demand for archeologists in the state has prompted a new program at MU.