About 73 Confirmed, Suspected Mumps Cases at Missouri SchoolThe outbreak began in early November with four confirmed cases.
U of Illinois President Seeks Plan to Shore up State FundingThe University of Illinois president is pursuing an agreement with state leaders that would guarantee the school multi-year funding in exchange for controls on tuition increases and other benchmarks.
Nearly 1 in 4 Illinois Teachers Have 10-Plus Absent DaysData shows almost one in four public school teachers in Illinois miss more than 10 days of the school year.
University of Missouri Medical School Dean Discusses ChangesA recent change in leadership was motivated by a sense of urgency prompted by the school's accreditation report.
State Report Card Says Attendance Up, PARCC Scores Down in IllinoisMore students took the PARCC exam this year than in 2015, which will also help better assess student needs.
University of Illinois Brings Back Former Admissions ProcessThe university has reverted back to an early-notification option for admissions after a two-year experiment with only one application deadline.
Missouri State University Bans DronesThe policy was approved Oct. 3 by university president Clif Smart.
New Bill Focuses on Testing Students for DyslexiaThe goal is to determine how and when students in Missouri public schools should be tested.
Missouri Launches Effort Aimed at Tackling College DebtThe organization estimates that less than one-third of students in Missouri public schools are taking 15 credit hours every semester.
8 Missouri Universities Share $5M Grant for STEM RecruitmentThe National Science Foundation is giving a $5 million grant to be shared by eight Missouri universities to encourage more minorities to get STEM degrees.
Madison County Public Schools Rally for Education Improvements#ReclaimOurSchools is part of an effort put on by the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools.
Nixon Reverses $12M in Budget CutsMissouri schools will get additional money because Gov. Jay Nixon has decided to reverse a few of the budget cuts he made earlier this year.

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