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Education
12:00 am
Fri October 7, 2011

MU Faculty Council Wary of Classroom "Protection Policy"

MU’s Faculty Board met Thursday night to discuss the UM System’s current classroom content protection policies. <!--more-->

By Colin Evans (Columbia, Mo.)

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Education
12:00 am
Wed October 5, 2011

A.T. Still University to Open School of Dentistry

The A.T. Still University Board of Trustees recently approved a $26 million bond issue that will create a dental school on its Kirksville campus.  Here's how university officials and healthcare chief executives hope this new school will improve the state’s current healthcare situation.

By Ryan Schmidt (Columbia, Mo.)

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Education
5:07 pm
Mon October 3, 2011

Exam: October 3, 2011

From left, Khloe and Karli Landis (CQ), 19-month-old twins, investigate a male alpaca on the farm at Mid Missouri Alpacas on Sept. 24, 2011.
Ellen Thommesen Columbia Missourian

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.

Hosted by Ryan Famuliner.

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Education
12:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Drivers Cautioned About Deer Mating Season

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is warning motorists to watch out for deer, as auto-deer collisions occur most often between the months of October and December while deer are more active during their mating season.

By Marshall Griffin (Jefferson City, Mo.)

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Education
12:00 am
Fri September 30, 2011

KC Metropolitain College Recieves $20 Million Grant for Job Training

About 4,000 fewer Missourians were on payrolls last month, compared to August of last year, according to new labor stats.  But Governor Jay Nixon and community colleges across the state hope to better equip those in search of jobs with new skills that will get them employed.

By Elana Gordon (Kansas City, Mo.)

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Education
12:00 am
Wed September 28, 2011

Legislators Examine Unaccredited Schools Enrollment Policy

A group of Missouri lawmakers met Wednesday to look for solutions for a potential mass exodus from three of the state’s unaccredited school districts.

By Marshall Griffin (Jefferson City, Mo.)

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Education
5:14 pm
Mon September 26, 2011

Exam: September 26, 2011

At public schools across the nation, internet filters keep students from looking at pornography and other material deemed harmful.
Alexander Raths Dreamstime

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.

Education
12:00 am
Wed September 21, 2011

Columbia Schools Experiment with Classroom Technology

Some Columbia private schools have begun integrating new technology in classrooms and Columbia Public Schools are following suit.

By Christian Bryant (Columbia, Mo.)

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Education
12:00 am
Fri September 16, 2011

Truman Relative to Speak at Truman State University

A family member of former president Harry S. Truman will make an appearance Friday night at Truman State University.

By Wendy Mader (Columbia, Mo.)

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Education
4:39 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

MU Launches One Mizzou Program

One Mizzou strives to promote diversity on campus.

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