SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State’s Board of governors Executive Committee awarded a contract to DeWitt and Associates, Inc. Wednesday to begin work on nearly $22 million worth of new constructions and renovations on Missouri State University’s athletics and recreational facilities
CNN -- Student loan debt continues to pile up on America's college graduates, topping an average $29,000 per student last year.
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- It was supposed to be a lesson in social media and online use. A teacher posted a picture on the internet to show her student's how quickly what you put online can spread across the world wide web. Little did she know her lesson would go viral.
LITTLE ROCK -- It's often said that sitting in front of the class ensures a student will do well on tests. Perhaps it's true, because Deborah Rookey not only did well on her A.C.T. - she scored a perfect 36.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- School children at Christian Schools of Springfield will learn today about staying safe around guns.
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Montana State University has new technology that allows professors to detect plagiarism. The software "Turn It In" was introduced campus wide in the fall of 2012.
The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues to climb, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an announcement on Monday, Gov. Jay Nixon revealed his plan to enhance Missouri’s Bright Flight scholarship program and encourage more high-achieving students to stay and work in Missouri after graduating from college.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri’s Commissioner of Education says she and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education did nothing unusual in working with a lobbyist on the development of a ballot initiative.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F Kennedy and there are local events scheduled in the Ozarks to mark the day.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Missouri chapter of a national teachers’ union says the state’s education commissioner went too far in working with lobbyists creating a ballot initiative to eliminate teacher tenure.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Though the meetings for public input on the Springfield Public Schools’ superintendent search is over, there is an online survey for people who still want to share their thoughts.
Experts say using things like Facebook and texting to get a message across could have harmful effects. With the younger generation using cell phones more and more, experts say they may be losing essential skills.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Institute for International Education has counted more than 17,300 students from other countries in Missouri’s forty colleges and universities in the most recent academic year, 2012-2013.
SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Missouri State University continues to remember the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield R-12 school board has begun the search for a new superintendent. After hiring a search firm, they now wants to hear from the public about what qualities to look for.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- The Missouri Southern Board of Governors has approved the plans for a new residence hall complex. The three story, six building complex will be located north of Newman Road and east of International Boulevard.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- November is Native American Heritage Month and Missouri State University is taking part in the national observance.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Evangel University hosts a veterans recognition banquet tonight.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new report released earlier this week places Missouri 12th in the nation in the number of international students enrolled at colleges and universities.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded five school districts funding to replace aging school buses with more environmentally friendly versions.
NIXA, Mo. -- Kids in Nixa will learn about heart health today through a cardiac kids program.
NIXA, Mo. – After receiving part of a $41,916 grant, Nixa schools will now be able perform cholesterol screenings on 5th graders.
ROLLA, Mo. -- Rolla police have released video of a crash on I-44 that was narrowly avoided by a quick acting bus driver for Rolla Public Schools. The crash, involving a tractor-trailer, happened in mid-September. Friday, the video was posted to the Rolla Police Department's Facebook page.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Department of Defense likes the patriotism displayed at Missouri State University.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield R-12 school board has begun the search for a new superintendent. It has hired a search firm and now wants to hear from the public about what qualities to look for.
FORSYTH, Mo. -- Missouri's governor says students at one school in the Ozarks have risen to the state's challenge to improve test scores, graduation rates and A Plus participation.
ANDERSON, Mo. -- A new texting program introduced to McDonald County schools is designed to prevent bullying and other issues.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Wheelchair bodybuilding - it's a sport you might not know a lot about. But today a professional wheelchair body builder will be at Drury University in Springfield.
FORSYTH, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon will be in the Ozarks today.
HOLLISTER, Mo. – Superintendent of Hollister R-V School District Tim Taylor announced his resignation on Nov. 4, due to “not seeing eye to eye” with the Board of Education.
Lockwood, Mo. -- The majority of Missouri's children living in poverty are not in preschool.
Authors of a report focused on the first 8 years in a child’s life say not enough Missouri children are in preschool.
Computer-based tests are among the visible changes in Hollister R-V. and other school districts.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has announced that Missouri students score above average in international comparison.
SPRINGFIELD -- You can help Springfield students get personal care items by dropping your donations in a barrel at a local Wal-Mart.
JOPLIN, Mo.--- For the first time ever, Joplin schools are introducing a new team, archery. Starting this spring, Joplin schools will have an archery team open to all students grades 6th through 12th.
FORSYTH, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon will visit Forsyth High School to recognize the district for its academic success. He will also discuss his efforts to ensure all students in Missouri have access to a quality education for preparation to succeed in college and beyond.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon announced six new investments through the Missouri Start Smart initiative to expand access to early childhood education opportunities so that more Missouri children start kindergarten-ready to succeed in school and beyond.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Public Interest Research Group says thousands of students are using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to settle disputes over student loans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Since 2010, Drury University has seen an average annual decline in enrollment of six percent per year, causing the school to lose 35 positions.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- John Dickey and Elaine Graham Estes will be inducted into Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 24.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has told the state’s higher education leaders he will propose a “substantial” increase in higher education funding in his budget plan for fiscal year 2015.
Hard Work U already runs a lab school for high school students. Now it's conducting a survey to determine whether to add elementary and junior high.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University students have passed a student fee of $50 per semester, known as the Bear Experience and Recreation (B.E.A.R.) Fee.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Alumni are back in Springfield this weekend for dozens of events to celebrate Homecoming at Missouri State University. The public is invited to most of the celebrations. Details...
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- School of the Osage will hold a college fair today.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State legislators have agreed to hold a special session to address the impending teachers insurance crisis.
The Missouri Department of Education is switching to a new testing system for high school equivalency.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. --Northwest Arkansas Community College is facing some financial fallout from the IRS. The college received a letter last month proposing a penalty for inaccuracies on specific tax forms.