REPUBLIC, Mo. -- A lightning strike a little too close for comfort prompted medical personnel to check over some students at the Republic Middle School Thursday morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It's getting colder outside, time to switch from those summer sandals to the winter boots.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you and your kids are looking for something fun to do today, you can get into Springfield's Discovery Center for free.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The dates are set for the inauguration of Evangel University's fourth president, Dr. Carol A. Taylor. Inauguration events will take place October 9th and 10th during homecoming.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Ozarks Technical Community College will see more than $1 million from a $19.7 million grant awarded to Missouri’s community colleges and the State Technical College of Missouri to help STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State President Clif Smart praises progress at the university in his annual state of the university speech.
TANEYVILLE, Mo. -- A small school in the Ozarks is hoping to use the power of social media to renovate its old gymnasium.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposal on the November ballot has Missouri’s public school systems nervous even though backers of it have abandoned their campaign.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The academic health of Missouri State University gets its own report card today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Dickerson Park Zoo and Missouri State University unveil “Bear Country” exhibit at the Dickerson Park Zoo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The “frOlic Kids and Family Expo” offers fun for everyone at the Springfield Expo Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – As part of the Smithsonian Magazine 10th annual Museum Day Live! This Saturday (Sept. 27), Springfield’s Discovery Center will offer free admission for two people.
WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo. – The public is invited to gaze at the stars at Missouri State University’s Baker Observatory Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30-10:30 p.m.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield School District is offering seasonal flu vaccine to any child free of charge, as supply allows, at the child’s school during October.
NEOSHO, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has appointed Dr. Kent Farnsworth of Neosho's Crowder College to the State Charter Public Schools Commission.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Springfield elementary celebrated major improvements to their school Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Usually mixing champagne and shopping could end up costing you. But this weekend, that kind of spending can help out Springfield Public School students.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Ozarks high school students are invited to "Discover OTC" Thursday and Friday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri’s Commissioner of Education says her department isn’t trying to steer discussions about new academic standards back toward Common Core.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Anyone who was unable to attend Springfield Public Schools Superintendent John Jungmann’s listening sessions can now provide feedback to through an online survey.
ARVADA, Colo. -- Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday to protest a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is warning consumers of fraudulent invoices for textbooks.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Some Republicans and participants in the work groups tasked with creating new state education standards say Department of Education staff is trying to be too involved in that effort
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – State Treasurer Clint Zweifel plans to visit Sunshine Elementary School Tuesday to celebrate College Savings Month and promote MOST 529.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Higher education leaders hope the successful completion of a pilot project puts Missouri in a position of having sixty percent of its working-age residents with college degrees.
STRAFFORD, Mo.-- The 100th Anniversary of Greenwood School, a one-room school near Marshfield, will be celebrated starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21.
(CBS News) -- An alleged diploma mill that collected more than $11 million from consumers who thought they were getting a usable high school diploma was shut down by a federal judge at the request of the Federal Trade Commission, the agency said on Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is holding a public forum on childhood obesity prevention Friday from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Jordan Valley Community Health Center, 440 E. Tampa, in the WIC classroom.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Ozarks Technical College sent a letter Thursday to the school’s A+ scholarship recipients informing them they make have to pay for some of their courses out of pocket in the spring.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Students statewide may soon be required to pass the U.S. citizenship test. It's all part of an initiative by the Missouri Civics Education Initiative to ensure future generations understand American Government and U.S. History.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bipartisan group has launched an effort to make sure Missouri’s high school graduates know as much about their country and its system of government as immigrants know when they become citizens. They recall a time when Civics was a course taught in high schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A statewide scholarship program that is helping thousands of students earn a degree could be facing a budget shortfall.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield Public Schools and Mercy Hospital held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday for the new Health Sciences Academy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield Public Schools will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for its new Health and Sciences Academy at Mercy Hospital.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- A former meth user will speak on the dangers of meth use Wednesday night in Marshfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The superintendent of Springfield Public Schools has two more listening sessions this week, to find out what the community wants from the district.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A former American Bar Association president and Drury alumnus will speak at the university’s Lay Hall Auditorium Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Crowder College administrators were informed at the end of August, Missouri might reduce reimbursements for the A+ Scholarship Program.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri’s Commissioner of Education has announced her retirement. Chris Nicastro will retire at the end of this year, having been Commissioner for five years.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Five Springfield public high schools are battling it out in a fundraising war Sept. 14.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Evangel University is participating in National Campus Safety Awareness Month starting with an informational course on sexual harassment. In order to raise awareness.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Art Museum is inviting families to explore the museum and enjoy hands-on activities during Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. through noon.
OZARK, Mo. -- During this legislative session the Missouri House passed a bill that mandates a review of what are known as Common Core standards.
CROCKER, Mo. -- Crocker R-2 schools have a ceremony today at 8:30 am as the school becomes the first in Missouri to be designated a Purple Heart School.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Three Springfield Public Schools cafeterias will serve up local fruits and vegetables as part of a special September program.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Students at McGregor Elementary got a special treat Wednesday: a brand new pair of Converse shoes.
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- Thursday marks the 13th anniversary of the attacks of September 11. The victims will be honored again this year in a ceremony at College of the Ozarks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Ozarks Technical Community College gifted an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to Crosslines Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Kids and their parents can meet players from Missouri State’s athletic teams and members of the Sugar Bears Saturday at the Discovery Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- We wrap up our in-depth interview with Springfield R-12 Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann. In this last discussion, Jungmann talks about the pressures that come along with being the head of the state's largest accredited school district and if he's up to the challenge.