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After a pandemic enrollment drop, Missouri educators are trying to find...

When the Grandview School District announced it would start the 2020-2021 school year with only virtual classes, school officials weren’t sure how it would...

School choice bills have been pushed in Missouri for years. Will...

Missouri’s legislative leaders have spent the last decade vowing to pass significant school-choice legislation. Yet despite massive GOP majorities in both the House and the...

CDC issues detailed strategy for safely reopening K-12 schools

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released updated guidance to provide educators a science-based plan for reopening K-12 schools. The...

How the pandemic is complicating mental health services for Kansas City...

Without daily, in person interaction with teachers and peers, flagging mental health issues in students is increasingly difficult. In the move to virtual classes,...

Competition increasing for KC-area seat on University of Missouri curators

The field of candidates vying for a seat on the University of Missouri Board of Curators currently held by a former Kansas City-area lawmaker...

Education secretary nominee says teachers should be prioritized for vaccines

WASHINGTON — The president’s pick to lead the U.S. Education Department said Wednesday that he wants teachers at the front of the line for...

How Missouri is using COVID-19 funds to tackle internet access

Christina Sexton pays for the highest internet speeds that Spectrum offers in her Belton neighborhood. The connection is good when the internet works but...

Amid legislative COVID outbreak, Missouri Gov. Parson set to deliver annual...

When Gov. Mike Parson delivers his annual State of the State address to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly on Wednesday afternoon,...

Here’s what Joe Biden plans to do on his first day...

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden early Wednesday unveiled the list of executive orders, memos and directives he will make when he assumes the presidency later...

Former GOP chair, Farm Bureau leader vie for seat on University...

Former Republican Party chairman Todd Graves is one of three people seeking Gov. Mike Parson’s nomination for a seat on the University of Missouri...

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