SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield Public Schools have no classes Dec. 19 – Jan. 2 during winter break.
WILLARD, Mo. -- 30 Willard South students got brand new bikes Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield second graders experienced a Christmas tradition Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Dr. Margaret Vandeven, who has been with the Department for nine years, will take over January 1, 2015 for Commissioner Chris Nicastro, whose is retiring.
NIXA, Mo. -- With Christmas a little over a week away, you may need some help wrapping presents.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Prosecutors file charges against a teacher at Ash Grove High School, for allegedly having sex with a student.
Washington (CNN) -- Sunday marks the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre that killed twenty children and six teachers on December 14, 2012. And though Congress hasn't passed any gun reform laws in its wake, there's one senator who's made it his mission to persistently push for changes, even when no one's listening.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Drury University awarded degrees to 339 graduates at its winter commencement ceremonies today Dec. 13.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Officials say four people survived a plane crash in north Springfield on Friday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - School police officers at Springfield Public Schools are investigating the spread of social media messages threatening violence, according to a school district spokeswoman.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State University will give 1,392 students degrees at the 2014 fall commencement today, Friday, Dec. 12.
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- It's graduation day for many colleges in the U.S. But not every college has a 15 year old earning a dual bachelor's degree.
CBSNews -- The Justice Department has released a report on rape and sexual assault among college-age females, comparing students enrolled in a college, university, trade school or vocational school to those who identified themselves as non-students. The report study examined data over an 18-year period, up to 2013.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The clock is ticking on federal funding that helps struggling parents with young children.
According to the American Academy Of Pediatrics, exposing children to music helps increase their attention span and enhances their learning abilities.
WASHINGTON, Ark -- Arkansas is being awarded a $15-million grant every year, for the next four years. receiving 60 million dollars to expand the state’s pre-k program.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More than 50 children got an early surprise from Santa Wednesday morning.
CLEVER, Mo. – The Clever R-V School Board is getting a new superintendent.
NIXA, Mo. -- When we think of military operations we don't often conjure up an image of computers, but fighting hackers is becoming more and more critical as our lives become more digital.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Former Springfield Superintendent Norm Ridder is one of five finalists to be the next state Board of Education Commissioner.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Drury University will have a new vice president for academic affairs in January. Dr. Steven Combs will take over the top academic post at the university, which reports directly to the president.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Weller Elementary was a full house Sunday afternoon. The school opened its doors for a big community Christmas celebration.
Dozens of kids from Joplin got a masters class on money. They visited SMB Bank and learned about the dangers of debt and also how to budget money.
It's no secret that child care is expensive. But new numbers show just how deeply it can eat into a family budget -- in many cases, even deeper than what may spend on college.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Students and faculty at Missouri State University plan a peace march Friday evening, following weeks of racial unrest around the country.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Millions of Americans are having difficulty paying off their student loans, and some senior citizens are finding out what happens if they default on those loans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State students expressed their frustration Thursday about recent events in Ferguson during a sit-in at the Plaster Student Union.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- For the second day in a row, hundreds of students in Ferguson, Missouri walked out of class to protest the grand jury's decision not to indict former Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bill has been filed that aims to fix problems with the state's student transfer system without the contention of one that fell to a veto this year.
AVA, Mo. -- The Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking to oust a member of the Ava R-1 School Board.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A student at Springfield's Parkview High School is now charged with taking an unloaded gun onto school property.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield Public Schools is reminding parents that their Transitional Transfer Request Forms are due by 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.
WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. -- The Willow Springs School District is working on the finishing touches to the new preschool building.
NIXA, Mo.-- A student organized vigil and pep rally will be held for current and former Nixa High School students that were killed in a motor vehicle accident Nov. 26.
UPDATE: SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Missouri State University has announced in a press conference today that former football Head Coach Terry Allen’s contract will not be renewed, A committee has been assembled to find a new candidate.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon stopped in Springfield Friday to announce he will work with lawmakers to issue bonds to address a backlog of deferred maintenance at the state’s college campuses.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- More students from foreign countries than ever before are going to college in Missouri. That means a lot of money for the state's economy.
NIXA, Mo. -- The No Shave November trend has hit the Ozarks. It typically is meant to raise awareness of men's health issues, when men grow their beards throughout the month.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) will be in Springfield today to tour one of the buildings on the Missouri State University campus.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Drury sorority put on a fun and silly lip sync and dancing competition Thursday night for a good cause.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon will visit Missouri State University’s campus Friday to tour a facility with area legislators.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As the nation awaits a decision from the Ferguson grand jury, college students from the St. Louis area are concerned about going home for Thanksgiving.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The State of Missouri saw a 5% increase from last year and is currently ranked 12th nationally for the number of international students enrolled.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The lack of pre-K funding in the Natural State has left many parents out of options. Pre-K has not seen an increase in funding since 2008. This week, the Joint Budget Committee shot down an extra $14 million in funding for pre-K programs across Arkansas.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- Lu Adams has been named the new coordinator of Missouri State University-West Plains' Mountain Grove Extended Campus.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Several kids at McKinley Elementary School in Joplin say they are thankful for something this year. Some of the kids are thankful for their families, their X-Box's and even indoor plumbing.
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- The vice president of Chick-fil-A visited the Ozarks Wednesday for the dedication of a new elementary school.
CABOOL, Mo. -- Classes in Cabool have been cancelled Thursday, Nov. 20, as the school district takes time to honor a student killed in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After the Springfield Public School Board voted Tuesday night, the District will begin offering same-sex married couples insurance benefits starting December 1, 2014.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A 40-page study released Monday highlights strengths and weaknesses of Arkansas schools in preparing to respond to an act of on-campus violence.