FORSYTH, Mo. - According to the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), more Missouri schools are taking steps to keep children safe during a disaster.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Public schools in the Ozarks are gearing up for the return of students for the fall semester. In Springfield, the R-12 school district has set dates for orientation at a number of schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Efforts to collect a bus full of school supplies for children in need is in it's fourth day in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The George Washington Carver Agriculture Academy is underway in Springfield.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold back-to-school vaccination clinics for Medicaid, uninsured or under-insured children beginning Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 22.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Research projects at Missouri State University have gotten a big boost this year, from a record number of grants.
DOTHAN, Ala. -- A new cell phone app could be used to help teachers and administrators communicate during a school lockdown.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Kids Count study, compiled by the Annie E. Casey foundation, was released Tuesday. Missouri rose in the ranks, where a lower score is better.
ELKINS, Ark. -- The Elkins school board recently approved $400,000 worth of security upgrades and building renovations
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel University named Dr. Michael Kolstad as vice president for university advancement effective Aug. 1.
Families will spend more to send children back to school, but they're still seeking ways to get the best deals on those purchases.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- The West Plains Elementary School will host a preschool screening on Tuesday, July 22 from 8 AM to 3:30 PM.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Stores aren't seeing huge back-to-school crowds yet, but they're ready for parents looking to fill out those lists.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The resumption of college classes is just a few short weeks away. In Joplin, Missouri Southern State University is ready to welcome students back.
CBSNews -- New dour reports from Moody's Investor Service and Standard & Poor's show that colleges and universities will continue to face substantial financial challenges.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Local schools are getting involved in a statewide effort to increase internet access for students.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a bill Monday that would have armed teachers in schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Beginning Monday, families in need can register for free school supplies.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Ozarks Technical Community College is offering free citizenship classes next week at the Springfield campus.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- According to the Missouri Department of Higher Education, Students receiving the Bright Flight scholarship will see a $500 increase in the amount for the 2014-2015 academic year
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Local children learn what it takes to be a Springfield Police Officer at a Junior Police Academy, July 12.
WASHINGTON -- An extensive survey of colleges nationwide, show many do not provide sexual assault training for faculty, staff or students.
WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo. -- As thousands of children in the Ozarks play and work through the remaining weeks of summer, their parents are already checking off to-do lists about what needs to happen before the start of school.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- University of Arkansas researchers are getting national attention Tuesday night.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --Public school employees in Arkansas are facing a 35% health insurance rate increase this fall. The legislature addresses the issue in a special session.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- New leadership takes over Tuesday for Springfield public schools.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Joplin school officials say they are making big strides in helping get more kids to high school graduation.
REPUBLIC, Mo. -- Thomas the Train was in Republic Friday morning.
NIXA, Mo. -- A new program in Nixa is taking special measures to keep kids safe.
CBSNews -- Concerned your kid doesn't have the strength, speed or skill for an athletic scholarship once they reach college age? Relax! There's always e-sports.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One of the partners involved in planning for a medical school clinical campus in Springfield is reacting to news that funding is on hold.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Gifted students explored what it would be like to be an astronaut.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has wrapped up a series of study sessions with college and law enforcement leaders to find ways to deal with campus assaults.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- An end to drought could finally be on the way later this year, according to a University of Missouri weather expert.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs is taking action to improve education opportunities for youth.
Jobs in computer science are multiplying fast, with the Labor Department predicting more than 4-million positions by the year 2020. But so far, it's mostly a man's world. Google is launching a new campaign to end the gender gap.
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. - An “Ozark Mountain Son” is honored for giving away his estate and more than half his life earnings. Friends and community members gathered at College of the Ozarks, Thursday, for the unveiling of a bronze bust of David Dean Lewis.
CARTHAGE, Mo. --The Bright Futures program in Carthage, Missouri is making sure school kids don't go hungry over the summer.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. -- Missouri State University students are getting their hands dirty in the name of uncovering the historic and the prehistoric.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Summer of Science continues at the Discovery Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Community members, friends, and loved ones of Paul Nahon gathered in honor of the young man who tragically died in a hiking accident last year for the ‘Play Like Paul’ 5K.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Public education in Missouri has received over $20 million from The Missouri Lottery for the month of June.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The artists do not have homes, but their artwork does.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Fingerprint-based background checks have not been performed on Springfield Public Schools employees hired before 2005. That's the finding from an internal audit released Tuesday.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Just a few weeks are left before the new Joplin High School has to be ready to welcome students for the new school year. And work is at a high pitch.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- The General Mills Foundation is giving teachers in the Bentonville School District an opportunity for make recess more fun and educational.