board of education

4:36 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Columbia school board: Sessions and Cone file, Rose declines run

Columbia School Board meeting (file photo)
Credit KBIA File Photo

Tuesday was the first day candidates could file to run for the school board, and School board member Tom Rose has announced he will not run for reelection.

After seven years on the school board, Rose's term will expire in April. Rose plans to focus on his private veterinary practice, but he said he will still be involved with education.

“I'll still stay involved in the school, especially involved in early childhood education and those types of things but I also see that there are, can certainly give an opportunity for other people that had expressed interest in serving on the board as well," Rose said.

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10:45 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Columbia Board of Education tours schools with new technology in classrooms

The Columbia Board of Education virtually tours Battle High School from a classroom at Smithton Middle School in Columbia on November 21, 2013.
Credit George Varney / KBIA

The Columbia Board of Education visited three schools Thursday, two physically and a third virtually, to see how new technology is being used throughout the district.

       At Midway Heights Elementary it's the first year where there are classrooms have provided one mini iPad for each student.  Midway is part of an elementary school iPad pilot program along with Shepard, Grant, and Russell Elementary. 

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PM Newscasts
5:30 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Newscast for June 14, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board
  • Nixon leaves for European business trip
  • UM Curators approve 2014 budget, announce plans for Deaton institute
5:21 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board

Credit MBSAPhotos / Flickr

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a former St. Louis-area school official to the State Board of Education.

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3:01 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Failing school districts could receive aid faster thanks to legislation

The new legislation would allow the state to forgo the waiting period and intervene in failing school districts sooner.
Credit File Photo / KBIA

Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to legislation that could allow quicker state intervention in failing school districts.

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5:40 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Cushing to step down from school board

Paul Cushing is stepping down from the Columbia Board of Education.

Columbia Public Schools announced Thursday that one of its board members, Paul Cushing, is stepping down to take a job in Minnesota.

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