Two local school officials were at the state Capitol Wednesday to stress the importance of a strong education system — early childhood through college.
The Washington School Board has approved a one-year contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night approved retirement incentives for eligible full-time employees.
East Central College is looking to cut energy costs by upgrading outdated utilities on campus and utilizing an energy savings company to manage the work.
The annual Friends of the Foundation dinner, sponsored by the East Central College Foundation, will take place Friday, Feb. 3, at the Holiday Inn at Six Flags in Eureka.
Every morning at 8:15 a.m., the Beaufort Elementary Special Blend Crew’s watch begins. On a normal day, the pair working the blend beat will have at least 10 orders for coffee and pastries to deliver to administrators and staff members throughout the school.
The Union R-XI School Board is searching for ways to cut energy costs and prepare for future facilities issues through project management companies.
Union School District administrators and staff got a glance of what the summer school program could look like if the district chooses Catapult Learning to run the summer session.
The Union School District counseling department recommended several program changes in its annual evaluation, which was presented at the December board meeting.
Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold said he is working with the Missouri School Boards Association (MSBA) and local law enforcement to help interpret a new assault law that took effect in Missouri this week.
The Union School Board recently gave Assistant Superintendent Dr. Scott Hayes a thumbs up to explore a summer school program through Catapault Learning.
Educating the whole child means encouraging and monitoring good health practices of students, according to Barb Heger, Meramec Valley R-III School District health coordinator.
A key recommendation made by Higher Education System Review Task Force this week is to allow community colleges, in certain instances, to confer bachelor’s degrees.
Tax credits are still available to individuals and corporations who want to contribute to East Central College Foundation’s $1.2 million Building for Success campaign — An Initiative for Tomorrow’s Workforce.
The start of the Missouri legislative session is just around the corner, and colleges officials throughout the state can expect a return for some form of a campus carry bill.
Students in the CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) Business Ignite class at Washington High School visited the Washington Chamber of Commerce office Tuesday morning.
Union School District technology staff members handled 3,070 electronic work requests in the 2015-16 school year, Matt Jones, technology supervisor, reported at the November board meeting.
Early registration numbers at East Central College are “very positive,” said ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer at the November board meeting.
Union School Board members received an in-depth analysis of the district’s Missouri School Improvement Program 5 (MSIP) 5 Annual Performance Report (APR) score at the November board meeting.
Arconic Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Franklin County Future Farmers of America (FFA) to support plant science studies at Washington High School.
The Washington School District scored 91.8 percent out of the points possible on its Annual Performance Report (APR) released by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
On the first Election Day since 1984 that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon hasn’t been on the ballot, the governor visited St. Francis Borgia Regional High School to highlight college affordability.
The Union School District was “rich with opportunities for educators at all levels to grow and learn professionally,” during the 2015-16 school year, said Dr. Justin Tarte, executive director of HR and Learning.
Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer this past week began her annual principal visits which are part of the overall administrative evaluation process.
The University of Missouri Extension Franklin County Business Development Program and East Central College Business and Industry Program will offer a seminar for manufacturers Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at ECC’s new business and industry center, located at 42 Prairie Dell Plaza, Union.
Interim Superintendent Dr. Ed Hillhouse told MVR-III board members that acting on several projects started by the late Randy George could improve the district’s finances.