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Education
4:54 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Jefferson City eighth graders prepare for “academies” next fall

Credit Camille Phillips / KBIA

High school is right around the corner for eighth graders, and for those in Jefferson City, a new academy system will be waiting for them. The district’s eighth graders are in the process of selecting and applying for academies for next school year.

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Education
8:55 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt

Credit Jefferson City High School

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.

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Education
4:22 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Contracts signed for Jefferson City High School land

Credit File / KBIA

Lincoln University and Linn State Technical College have signed a contract to purchase the campus that will soon be vacated by Jefferson City High School.

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Education
5:49 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Jefferson City Schools announce belief statement

Leaders in the Jefferson City Public School District have drawn up a statement of seven beliefs that they think will better define Jefferson City Public Schools and drive student success. David Luther is the Assistant Superintendent with the school district. He was also at the retreat last week where leaders worked on the list.

“The discussion was very good – it was pretty intense," Luther said.

Leaders began with about 20 statements. Luther says their goal was to boil down the ideas to eliminate redundancy.

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