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Education issues in mid-Missouri.

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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.

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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.

Exam: Talking with Columbia's school board candidates

Mar 26, 2012

This week on the show, you’ll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board in Columbia.

Exam: March 19, 2012

Mar 19, 2012
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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.

Exam: March 12, 2012

Mar 12, 2012
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This week on Exam, we talk with the future Principal of Battle High School in Columbia about her plans for the school, and we’ll tell you about the University of Missouri’s partnership with China.

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This week on the show: Brady Deaton talks with the MU Faculty Council for the first time since announced cuts. Plus, a little discussion of the future of the MU-KU rivalry.

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With the cost of a college education continuing to increase and state funding simultaneously decreasing, some are beginning to question the value of attending a university at all.

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This week: The latest on the CPS redistricting process. Plus we’ll introduce you to a high schooler in Macon who has already started ‘climbing the ladder.’

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This week on the show: we dive in to the two biggest stories at the University of Missouri this year – the new UM system president and the move to the SEC.

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This week on exam, we take you inside the cultures of Columbia’s high schools.

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This week on Exam, we take a look at Agriculture Education in Missouri. Plus, student athletes at Truman State University are being recognized for academic success.

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The next generation of nurses are learning how to use iPads on the job. Plus, we’ll have the latest statewide graduation rates.

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This week, we check in on a program aiming to combat obesity at an early stage – elementary school. Plus, we chat with the future assistant superintendent for secondary education for Columbia public schools.

At a joint meeting last night the groups approved a positioning line and logo to help facilitate their six-phase process. 

This week: Columbia Public Schools is exploring the options for it new school boundaries. Three Columbia high school students win an award meant to honor the best young writers in the country.  And Columbia and the University of Missouri continue to expand their relationship with China.

This week: The front man for the band Guster leads a discussion on sustainability at MU, DESE is trying to become exempt from No Child Left Behind, and a new scholarship is available for students statewide.

This week: a discussion on the possible academic impact of athletic conference realignment. Plus, MU signs an agreement with a University in India to work with nanomedicine and nanotechnology.

The University of Missouri is studying how to make life easier for student parents. Plus, research shows a Prison GED program has multiple benefits.

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This week: students in unaccredited school districts with ambitions for college could find themselves in limbo. Plus, kids get up close and personal with alpacas.

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This week Exam looks at a conflict in Camdenton arising over the issue of the high school’s use of website filtering that’s blocking educational websites of gay organizations.

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