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Some Immigrant Students Face Doubt Over Missouri College Aid

With the fall semester set to begin in weeks for many Missouri colleges and universities, students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. still face uncertainty regarding financial aid for the upcoming school year.

17 hours ago

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Local Pediatrician Concerned About Mumps Outbreak

A local pediatrician is concerned about this week’s mumps outbreak in and around Columbia, Missouri.

07/24/2015

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Mehlville School Board Member Compares District’s Finances to Greece

They recently decided to make about $4 million in cuts, with the district seeing more red for the foreseeable future.

07/24/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01:  A teacher writes an equation on a whiteboard during a maths lesson at a secondary school on December 1, 2014 in London, England. Education funding is expected to be an issue in the general election in 2015.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Panel Suggests College Algebra Alternatives For Students

Math professors say roughly half of the students who take college algebra fail it at least once.

07/22/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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Illinois Board of Education Chairman Zeroes In On Third Grade

“The one goal is to make sure that every student in the state of Illinois is reading at or above grade level by the time they finish third grade.”

07/06/2015

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Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators Frustrated

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.

06/26/2015

Track and Field: Endeavor Games. Joshua Kennison (1) in action during Long Jump competition at Edmond North High School. The Games are an annual competition for physically disabled athletes.
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Illinois High School Athletics Required to Allow Students with Disabilities

Illinois High School’s swimming, and track and field teams are required to allow disabled students to participate.

06/25/2015

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Follow Up: High School Football Participation Down in Missouri

Maplewood Richmond Heights not alone in losing players.

06/12/2015

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