SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A group of Drury University students plan to volunteer at the Missouri Hotel as part of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday.
(CNN) -- A determined and generous 7th grader in Washington State surprised her classmates Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State University is holding open call auditions for its 2015 Tent Theatre summer production.
CONWAY, Ark. -- New legislation could allow guns on some Arkansas college campuses.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education outlined Tuesday the scores students will need to be deemed “proficient” in English and math.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Summer school for Springfield Public Schools will have some changes this year.
JACKSONVILLE, Ark.-- Billy Madison had no problems writing the word "bunt" in cursive, it was the letter "z" that through him a curve.
WILLARD, Mo.-- The superintendent of Willard Public Schools received a contract extension. Dr. Kent Medlin's contract now runs through the 2017-2018 school year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Ozarks Technical Community College’s fundraising branch recently received a donation of 7.69 acres of land in Republic, Mo.
CBSNews -- President Obama generated a huge amount of press recently when he unveiled an ambitious proposal to make community college free for tens of millions of Americans.
Washington (CNN)Education Secretary Arne Duncan called for an overhaul of President George W. Bush's signature No Child Left Behind Act on Monday morning, setting up yet another potential fight between the White House and the new Republican-dominated Congress.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- DreamIT MakeIT hosted a free showing of the documentary film “Maker: A Documentary on the Maker Movement” at the Moxie Cinema to educate the community on an upcoming markerspace being built in Springfield.
NIXA, Mo. -- Nixa’s school board extended the contract of Superintendent Dr. Stephen Kleinsmith.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –Springfield Public Schools announced the sale of the district’s former transportation facility on Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- President Obama wants to make college more accessible for hard-working Americans, but how is his proposal different from Missouri's A+ Program.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After an annual review, Springfield Public Schools’ Superintendent John Jungmann had his contract extended through the 2017-2018 school year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Many Missouri students are at risk of losing a part of their college scholarship.
CNN -- Free education "for those willing to work for it."
PIERCE CITY, Mo. -- School district officials in Pierce City, Missouri are considering moving to a schedule that keeps students in class longer during the day, but shortens the school week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- These brutally cold mornings are especially tough on those kids heading to school.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A fundraising branch of Ozarks Technical Community College is providing thousands of dollars to help settle the potential A+ scholarship shortfall.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Students from the University of South Dakota are in Springfield helping out on their winter break.
CABOT, Ark. -- Standardized testing is always a hot button topic and the debate is getting more heated as Arkansas prepares for a new type of testing this spring.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire at a Howell County school Monday morning.
DORA, Mo. -- Students, faculty, and emergency agencies participated in an armed intruder drill at Dora School in Ozark County. It was the largest active shooter training for the rural county, with more than 18 surrounding agencies responding.
UNDATED -- January 1 is the first day students can submit the nationwide financial aid application (known as FAFSA) for the upcoming school year. Applying early is hands down the best way to maximize the amount of money a student gets to put toward college.
CNN -- Hoping to relax on New Year's Day? Well if you or a family member is headed to college in 2015, that's too bad.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- DivorceCare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing divorce and separation, will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30PM, at First Baptist Church-West Plains beginning January 13, 2015.
NIXA, Mo. -- The moment students left the halls of Nixa high for winter break, the maintenance crew got to work.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- 100 Elementary school students will receive a new bicycle as a Christmas gift from a local church Dec. 21.
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.