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.
Originally published on Wed October 19, 2011 1:04 pm
USA Today parses through New York Federal Reserve's latest report (pdf) on Household Debt and Credit and finds that for the first time, this year the amount of student loans will surpass the $100 billion mark and the outstanding balance will exceed $1 trillion.
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.
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.
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.