While the options may be narrowing down, Union R-XI’s School Board is still wrestling with which path might best alleviate overcrowding at some buildings.
A new emphasis on online education, instruction and dual enrollment options are part of East Central College’s newly adopted budget and staffing plan.
The Summer Journey summer school program is in full swing at the Union school district and children are striving to earn cash through perfect attendance.
East Central College faculty and staff will play the waiting game for a decision from the college’s board of trustees on pay raises.
The Washington High School quiz bowl season is coming to a close and the students have seen great success throughout the year.
While there are still months remaining before East Central College’s fall semester begins, early projections show enrollment may be down when the dust settles.
Instructional coaching and professional development all help to bring the best teaching strategies to teachers and impact student learning, says Washington School District Assistant Superintendent Dr. Judy Straatmann.
Two of the three bills East Central College’s administration hoped would make it to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk failed to do so as Missouri’s legislative session came to a close Friday, May 12.
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer believes time may be running out on several bills the college hopes will make it to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk before Missouri’s legislative session ends Friday, May 12.
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer met with Franklin County Commissioners Dave Hinson, John Griesheimer and Tim Brinker Thursday, May 4, to discuss workforce development.
East Central College’s Board of Trustees discussed and debated the college’s budget situation at it’s meeting Monday night.
Statewide, there are nearly 6,500 manufacturing facilities that need highly skilled workers. April 21, nearly two dozen local business leaders saw firsthand how the East Central College Business and Industry Center (BIC) is helping close that skills gap.
Missouri’s Community College Association (MCCA) outlined three issues in Missouri’s workforce and highlighted several ongoing efforts to address these issues in a report released Thursday, April 27.
An education proposal that would create tax-credit education savings accounts for some students and change the way students can transfer from low-performing districts and schools would have a negative impact on the Washington School District.
A longtime public school teacher and administrator has been named principal at St. Francis Borgia Grade School, Washington, for 2017-18.
After a contentious discussion weighing the pros and cons of raising tuition for the second time this academic year, East Central College’s Board of Trustees Monday night approved a tuition hike of $5 per credit hour, across the board.
The Washington School District has an explicit policy regarding its bathroom and locker facilities and is enforcing it, according to Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
As East Central College’s board of trustees and administrative team looks to cut costs and avoid a looming deficit, President Dr. Jon Bauer has proposed closing the college’s Sullivan location and raising the school’s tuition by $5.
Washington School District officials want students to “soar” this summer through hands-on learning and courses that delve into math, science and reading.
Union R-XI students in kindergarten through eighth grade will have an opportunity to earn money this summer by maintaining good attendance during summer school through a new program being offered by the district.
The Union School Board has taken another step toward cutting energy usage and creating plans for upgrading and maintaining the district’s facilities.
A proposal to fully fund Missouri public schools and provide more money for busing is being applauded by Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
A bill that could allow community colleges like East Central College (ECC) to award bachelor degrees to students in certain situations was scheduled to be debated on the Senate floor Tuesday, March 14.
East Central College Board of Trustee members Monday toured the now finished Hansen Hall renovations at the college, after adjourning their monthly meeting.
An education bill introduced to Congress in late January could shake up the country’s public education system by presenting “school choice” to parents nationwide.
East Central College’s National Education Association (NEA) team and college representatives are experimenting with a new bargaining style this year.
Each year, students are selected for the All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Three East Central College students made the list in 2017.
A large group of students and parents packed the Washington School Board meeting Wednesday night in support of the NNDCC/NJROTC program.