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US Department of Education

Education
8:15 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Meeting to focus on expanding Mo. training model

Government, business and education leaders will meet this week to discuss a Missouri program that helps students complete their degrees sooner and land jobs in high-demand fields.

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Education
8:00 am
Fri September 21, 2012

eMINTS program stresses technology and group learning

Students in New Franklin, MO. use technology to complete a research project on Wednesday, September 19. The eMINTS approach stresses learning with technology, so students have access to laptops and iPads.
Kelsey Kupferer KBIA

Classrooms in New Franklin, Missouri got a visit from members of the U.S. Department of Education.

Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton wanted a firsthand look at the eMINTS approach to education.

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Education
5:26 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Lincoln University and Harris Stowe State University receive federal grants

Kristina D.C. Hoeppner

Two Missouri schools are among several historically black colleges and universities nationwide receiving grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Education
12:37 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

eMINTS prompts students to ask questions while learning

Charter Communications representatives say further expansion in Columbia will help increase Internet speeds.
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Classrooms in New Franklin, Mo. got a visit from members of the U.S. Department of Education. Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton, who wanted a firsthand look at the eMINTS approach to education.

eMINTS (enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies) is a professional development program created by the University of Missouri. The New Franklin School District implemented the eMINTS program about 10 years ago. It promotes inquiry-based learning as well as an increased focus on using technology.

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Education
6:07 pm
Fri October 21, 2011

Missouri Seeks Exemption from No Child Left Behind Act

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Thursday it is pursuing a waiver that would exempt the state from certain requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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