SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- To provide parents with the resources they need, Safe Kids Springfield is hosting the first-ever Safe Kids Day on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at Hammons Field in Springfield.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon (D) says the legislature didn’t go far enough to fund education in the supplemental budget it sent him this week, so he’s going to withhold money from the current fiscal year’s budget equal to a shortfall in gaming and lottery revenues.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The OTC Fine Arts Gallery will host the annual Central Ozarks Conference Annual Juried High School Art Exhibition on Friday, April 4.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Evangel University to host speakers from national, social enterprise organizations on Friday, April 4
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Drury University commemorates Arbor Day with a tree planting celebration.
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- College of the Ozarks will be honoring veterans today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Drury University in Springfield will celebrate Arbor Day this morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Students competed Wednesday night to create model wooden bridges to withstand a lot of weight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University is hosting their Sixth Annual Criminology and Criminal Justice Conference.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House has given broad bipartisan first-round approval to a bill that, its sponsor says, is necessary to make clear for school districts what the law in Missouri says about students’ religious liberties.
SPRINGFIELD Mo - With spring finally here, Missouri State University hopes to kick its multi-million dollar renovation projects into high gear.
(CBS) — At a public school in Manhattan, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are learning about privacy and social media
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A former CIA analyst will be in Springfield today and will talk about the release of sensitive documents by Edward Snowden.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Missouri State University earns national recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- High school students trying to decide what to do with their lives now have a better idea of whether nursing is for them.
(CNN) -- An e. You can write it with one fluid swoop of a pen or one tap of the keyboard. The most commonly used letter in the English dictionary. Simple, right?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - No one onboard a Springfield Public Schools bus was injured this morning when the vehicle collided with a car at Republic Road and Golden Avenue, according to a school spokesman.
Sandwiched between the long winter and summer's influx of college grads, spring may be a prime season for job hunters. Get tips for spring cleaning your resume, and getting a jump on the job search.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Former Missouri governor and U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft will be in Springfield today.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri schools hope they’ve called off school for the last time because of snow and ice. They now have to decide how many of those days they will make up.
NIXA. Mo. -- School districts are asking for no-tax-levy-increase bond issue money to pay for upgrades and improvements. Several of those schools are making FEMA safe rooms a big part of their plans.
KIMBERLING CITY, Mo.-- An Eastern Kentucky team takes home the win from the FLW College Fishing Central Tournament on Table Rock Lake.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A Missouri State University faculty member ensures that disabled students have the technology they need to succeed.
NIXA, Mo.--Two Nixa students qualify for selective national exam.
OZARK, Mo.-- Care to Learn Ozark will donate all proceeds from “Loft Waddle” to help local children.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Art work from Springfield students to be displayed at the Springfield Art Museum.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- A group of 7th grade students in Bentonville, Arkansas are learning the mathematics behind building a business.
Any day now, your high school senior should be finding out which college he or she has been accepted to. Hopefully, there will be several great schools to choose from. See some handy tech resources to aid your family in making this big decision.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The State Board of Education has approved 73 of the 75 school district requests for snow day make up waivers.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - What do you get when you subtract hundreds of dollars per student, per year from Missouri's base school funding formula?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Retired military general and former Secretary Of State Colin Powell will be at Missouri State University today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Educators and librarians across Missouri hope families will focus on helping their children read, during National Reading Month.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The fairy godmothers of the Ladies Auxiliary, Elks Lodge 409, are opening their closet doors for a second time to give prom dresses away to those in need.
KOLR10 News talks with "Big Bang Theory" actress Mayim Bialik about her encouragement of girls going into careers in science, math and engineering.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Five million dollars is heading to rural Arkansas school districts to boost broadband service.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A plan to spend more money on Pre-K education in Arkansas didn't survive the fiscal session.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- One Bentonville mom says her son didn't get the proper education at school but instead was sent to therapy where he was abused.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon promised to expand access to technology across the state during a visit to Marshfield High School on Tuesday afternoon.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will be in Marshfield today. He'll be talking about his "Good Schools, Good Jobs" plan.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you haven't done your taxes yet and need some help, Drury will hold it's final tax clinic today.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It took more than 90 rounds, two days and a two-week break, but the Kansas City Spelling Bee finally has a winner.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield Public Schools will save $10 million by refinancing obligation bonds.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. --The American College of Technology will move to a new location Mon. Mar. 10.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon addressed over one-hundred superintendents, administrators, and board members Mar. 8 at the Education Plus Legislative Breakfast.
HUNTSVILLE, Ar.-- One Arkansas school district to asking to waive half of their snow make-up days.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks are launching their Donation Station project Mar. 8 at Bowl for Kids’ Sake.
CNN -- Millions of college students are missing out on financial aid for college because they aren't even applying for it.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – During an executive session Thursday night, the Springfield school board finalized the terms of newly-hired superintendent Dr. John E. Jungmann’s three-year contract, including over $35,000 more in compensation than the previous superintendent.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas lawmakers approved nearly $22 million in surplus spending Thursday for a variety of projects, but leaving several other efforts unfunded.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It might be hard to believe, but it's been 16 years since Jared Fogle started his weight loss journey. And now he's helping kids start healthy habits early.
A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what school kids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- School of the Ozarks will hold a meeting Thursday night for anyone interested in learning more about the addition of K-6 classes. The new grades will be added this fall.
CBSNews -- The College Board plans to overhaul the SAT test in a move to better align the college entrance exam with what students should learn in the classroom.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield Public School District has a new superintendent. As expected the R-12 school board hired Dr. John Jungmann in a unanious vote Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Students at Robberson Elementary School at 1100 East Kearney were evacuated from the building for a short time - at 8:40 a.m. today - after a fire was reported in the school.
WILLARD, Mo. -- The University of Missouri System president will be in Willard today to talk to 7th and 8th grade students about the value of higher education in Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There is new leadership at Springfield's Discovery Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The bad weather isn't stopping today's public meetings with Springfield Public Schools finalist to be the next superintendent, although one meeting has a change of location.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The current winter storm leading into Monday Mar. 3 has prompted area schools to cancel classes.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield School Board has set two meeting times for the public with the next superintendent prospect.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Elks Lodge in Springfield is giving away prom dresses to benefit those who cannot afford one.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--The 48th Annual Drury Jazz Festival has brought competitors from 18 high schools to Springfield to showcase their abilities.
NIXA, Mo. -- It's Pay It Forward Friday! Usually, we'll buy strangers gas or groceries, but this week, we're switching it up. We're paying it forward differently this week. We're at schools in Nixa, and surprising three teachers who have no idea we're here.
REPUBLIC, Mo. - A lockdown has been lifted at Republic schools this morning after a burglary suspect being sought in the vicinity of the middle school was apprehended.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greenwood Lab school presented a check Wednesday after raising Pennies for Patients.
LONOKE, Ark. -- Safety matters when it comes to your children, no matter how old they are.
CNN -- Two Missouri students went more than 60 rounds Saturday in a spelling bee that had to be called because organizers ran out of words.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Potential Students can receive assistance in finding financial aid for continuing education at Missouri State University today, Feb. 23.
(CNN) -- Antoinette Tuff's knees tremble as she stares at the black barrel of an AK-47. Her hands shake so much she can't hold a pencil.
SPRINGFIELD, MO. – A cooking competition for scholarships worth nearly half a million dollars was held in Springfield on Friday.
SENECA, Mo.--- The Missouri Ethics Commission is reprimanding the superintendent of Seneca School District.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- After a three month search, the Springfield School District has chosen a Missouri native superintendent as the top finalist for the R-12 superintendent's job.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House Appropriations Committee on Education has proposed less than half of the $278-million for the foundation formula for K-12 education that Governor Jay Nixon (D) recommended in his budget proposal.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposal that would make it a crime to cause a school to go on lockdown stems from an incident January 16, when a reporter for a St. Louis TV station triggered a lockdown at Kirkwood High School.
JOPLIN, Mo.--Joplin students are excited to see their new high school, rebuilt from the ground up.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Duke Universities talent identification program in Joplin educates students in various areas of study.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo— “Mathletes” from local middle schools tested their skills Feb. 15 at Drury University.
WEBB CITY, Mo.-- Webb City residents had their first visionary planning meetings Thursday to discuss their future.
NEOSHO, MO.--- Several anonymous donors are being refered to as "lunch angels." More than 400 Neosho students had their accounts paid in full for overdue lunch bills.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Thirteen organizations brought nationally-renowned poverty expert doctor Ruby Payne to Springfield this week to discuss some poverty initiatives the City can take.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University has a record number of students enrolled for spring semester.
OZARK, Mo. – Ozark High School was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a “student discipline issue,” according to an email from Curtis Chesick, executive director of technology and communications of the Ozark R-VI School District.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Officials of the Springfield public school district will start interviewing candidates for superintendent today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Ozarks Technical Community College hosts a free FAFSA filing event to help prospective college students seek financial aid.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Ozark Technical Community College held a simulated mass casualty demonstration Feb.8.
NIXA, Mo.-- Nixa students are heating things up in the kitchen with the 2014 Student Iron Chef competition Feb. 8.
CBSNews -- President Obama hailed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and private companies for committing money and technology to help meet his goal of expanding high-speed broadband access to 99 percent of American students in the next five years.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The cause of an engine fire that destroyed a Springfield Public Schools bus this morning is undetermined at this time, according to city fire officials.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A snowier than usual winter is eating into snow days for school districts around southwest Missouri and northern Arkansas. In Springfield, the official last day of classes is being edged back to meet the state's mandatory minimum of class days.
NIXA, Mo. -- School buildings in Nixa are getting a safety upgrade.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A discussion of a new way for the state to pay part of the costs of higher education has become a discussion of whether the state has too many public colleges and universities.
The approaching winter storm has prompted dozens of school districts in southwest Missouri to cancel classes Tuesday....including Springfield.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's state scholarship program aimed at keeping its best and brightest high school graduates in state colleges and universities is not doing its job.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state Chamber of Commerce says Missouri needs to offer more digital learning opportunities to its K-12 students. It released a study last week that makes that case.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- African-American History Month celebrated throughout the month of February features events that highlight the history of African-American heritage.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A Drury University student who has contracted viral meningitis is currently recovering at his parents’ home and no other cases of the disease have been reported at the school, according to a Drury spokesman.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation has released a report that it says shows Missouri must offer more digital learning options to K-12 students if it wants to be one of the top 10 states for education by 2020.
CASSVILLE, Mo. – In a visit to Cassville High School in Barry County, Mo., Gov. Jay Nixon says good schools are vital to the state’s ability to compete and create jobs in the global economy.
JOPLIN, Mo .-- The Missouri governor was in Joplin Wednesday to help celebrate the official opening of Soaring Heights Middle School.
JOPLIN, MO.--- The Missouri governor wants to see hundreds of millions of dollars added to K-12 education throughout the state.