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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...

House speaker declares education reform a top priority for Missouri legislative...

As a new legislative session kicks off, education reform will be a top issue for lawmakers to tackle, Missouri House Speaker Rob Vescovo declared...

Missouri lawmakers return to tackle Medicaid, education, budget amid COVID

With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the state, Missouri lawmakers convene at noon on Wednesday to begin the 101st General Assembly. It is certain to...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos heads for the exits, leaving a legacy...

WASHINGTON — In four years in office, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos failed to broaden her appeal beyond the moment she won a wild...

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