Students in the East Central College Nursing and EMT/Paramedic programs will have access to state-of-the-art technology later this fall, thanks to a $180,704 grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business Development grant program.

The Board of Education of the St. Clair R-XIII School District approved the sale of a $9.7 million general obligation bond issue to its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart & Co. of St. Louis.

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St. Francis Borgia Regional High School sent an email to parents Friday, Sept. 4, announcing that it is returning to full-time in-person learning Sept. 21.

The East Central College board of trustees voted Monday night to approve the operating tax levy at 37 cents and the debt service levy at 8.41 cents per $100 assessed valuation.

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They haven’t even turned on the Friday night lights at Scanlan Stadium, but some Washington High School student fans already are throwing a penalty flag.

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Less than two weeks into the school year, the School District of Washington already has been affected by COVID-19.

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After the School District of Washington announced it would begin the year in a hybrid learning model, some day care facilities are seeing an increase in demand for child care while other centers are changing their business models to meet demand.

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At the East Central College Board of Trustees meeting, Monday, Aug. 31, President Dr. Jon Bauer told the board that the college has had six confirmed COVID-19 cases at its Union campus since Aug. 20.

The East Central College Board of Trustees dedicated part of its meeting Monday, Aug. 31, to honor the life of Donald Means, one of the original East Central College trustees.

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At tonight's East Central College Board of Trustees meeting, President Dr. Jon Bauer informed the board that the college has had six confirmed COVID-19 cases at its Union campus since Aug. 20.

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School districts have struggled with finding substitute teachers for years and the coronavirus has exacerbated the situation.

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Madeline Jensen, an eighth-grade student in the School District of Washington (SDOW), was one of 16 people who addressed the school board Wednesday night over the hybrid learning model.

East Central College is ranked second among two-year and community colleges in the state of Missouri, according to the financial website WalletHub.

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Parents, grandparents, students and teachers were in attendance at last night's School District of Washington's school board meeting to address officials over the hybrid learning model.

Attendance at Washington High School home activities will be limited to participants, coaches and family members this fall.

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Hundreds of parents have come together to speak out against the School District of Washington’s (SDOW) decision to start the school year in a hybrid learning model that features rotating in-school and online learning.

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Washington School District’s Assistant Superintendent John McColloch gave The Missourian an update of the district’s two major construction projects.

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St. Francis Borgia Regional High School (SFBRHS) was the first school in Franklin County to welcome students back for the new year.

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The Union R-XI School District will be hosting a community walk-through and ribbon cutting  for its new school, Prairie Dell Elementary, and new sixth-grade wing at Union Middle School (UMS) Sunday, Aug. 16.

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Fall enrollment at East Central College is down compared with last year, as the college prepares for classes to start in two weeks,

East Central College students enrolled in short-term training programs are eligible for CARES Act funding.

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Catholic schools in Franklin County have been developing re-entry plans for fall since the Archdiocese of St. Louis announced that Catholic schools in the St. Louis area plan to hold in-person classes.

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The Lonedell R-XIV School District released its preliminary re-entry plan via social media, after the district conducted surveys for families and staff.

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously today to merge the positions of UM System president and University of Missouri-Columbia chancellor into one role, and appointed Mun Choi to the combined position, effective immediately. Additionally, the Board vot…

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What school will look like for students this fall has been a hot topic, and with the school year approaching and COVID-19 cases surging, districts are starting to release their re-entry plans.

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The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced Monday, July 20, that Catholic schools in the St. Louis area would be holding in-person classes this fall, including schools in Franklin County.

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At this time, students, faculty and staff of more than 100 Archdiocese of St. Louis Schools—spanning 11 city/county jurisdictions—intend to return to campus buildings at the beginning of this upcoming school year contingent upon any new information disseminated over the next few weeks.School…

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ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer presented the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 to the board of trustees Thursday, July 16, over Zoom videoconferencing.

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East Central College is mandating masks for all students, faculty and staff at its Union campus and Rolla centers when the fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 24, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Two years of collaboration and comprehensive work paid off last week when the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) removed the “on notice” status for East Central College.

Pacific aldermen held a public hearing Tuesday, July 7, to remove six business locations from the city’s West Osage Community Improvement District.

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East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer presented an interim budget plan for fiscal year 2020-21 to the board of trustees Thursday, July 2, over Zoom video conferencing.

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Washington School District officials are taking a cautious approach to the 2020-21 school budget given the economic uncertainty due to COVID-19 and its impact on state funding.

The Meramec Valley R-III School District is getting a new online learning accelerator system called Acellus starting in the 2020-21 school year.

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East Central College announced last week that due to state budget withholdings to higher education, it would begin furloughs this month through the end of the next fiscal year.