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Shock. That's been the reaction among fraternities and sororities on the Misssouri Southern campus to a racist video made...
There's going to be a ribbon-cutting in Webb City Tuesday night (1/20). It's for the Cardinal Dome, Webb City High Sc...
Students and staff in the Neosho school district will soon be learning how to handle an active shooter situation in the event...
The Jasper School District has passed a resolution officially opposing Amendment 3 that's on the Missouri ballot in Novem...
An attorney for the state has responded to legal attacks on a new Kansas school funding law by saying in court that the state...
A southeast Kansas school district has settled a lawsuit over the death of a motorist in a crash with a school bus last year....
Joplin High School product Charlie Brown has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Missouri Southern.Brown...
Pittsburg Community Schools will soon be expanding the variety of technical programs offered to the students of Crawford Coun...
The Missouri House has given initial approval to a mid-year budget plan that addresses funding shortfalls for schools and soc...
Students and staff at Southeast High School in Cherokee took part in an active shooter training on Tuesday (2/10). USD 247 sp...
President Barack Obama is praising a Missouri program that fast-tracks students to low-cost college degrees as a model for th...
The Joplin School Board got to meet the face of the school district's state audit last night. Audit Manager Kelly Davis o...
Some students in Kindergraten and grades one and two at Joplin's Stapleton Elementary School will have new teachers next ...
Enrollment is down nearly 4% at community colleges across Kansas according to the Kansas Board of Regents. That means almost ...
Officials and students celebrated the dedication of two FEMA storm shelters in Webb City today at the Madge T. James Kinderga...
It's back to school today for Joplin's elementary, and middle school students. As the new school year starts up, thin...
Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks.The Kansas Departm...
The Oklahoma State Department of Education says the release of school report cards will be delayed.The department said Friday...
337 organizations around Missouri are receiving part of $4.3 million in grant money from the Missouri Arts Council. Pro M...
Students at most University of Missouri System schools will see tuition rates increase next year by less than one percent.The...
Community colleges and K-12 education would get larger funding boosts under a House Budget Committee proposal than those reco...
Joplin Schools Assistant Superintendent Angie Besendorfer announced her resignation today. She says she received a job offer ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says a meeting with legislators and a small group of Kansas school superintendents has laid the...
If you've got O negative or A negative blood, the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks would really like to see you today...
Carthage will have a new school superintendent next school year. Dr. Blaine Henningsen will step down at the end of this scho...
A Missouri House panel is moving ahead with a two-tiered budget that makes education funding partly dependent on the strength...
With the Joplin School District planning to borrow 8 million dollars to cover higher than expected costs of building new scho...
Kansas will have a new city on Thursday (1/29). Just Imagine, Kansas is located at Lakeside Elementary in Pittsburg. Lakeside...
Two and a half years later, a promise made was a promise kept. Joplin Superintendent Dr. CJ Huff made a promise to students t...
Joplin NALA, Neighborhood Adult Literacy Action, is holding their annual Spell Ball Tuesday at Joplin High School in hopes of...
20 students at Joplin's West Central Elementary School received bookcases and a box of books Wednesday. The students in g...
drop new education benchmarks and write its own student performance standards.Legislation scheduled for debate this week on t...
A new report shows a spike in alcohol and drug law violations at Missouri State University.Arrests and tickets issued for stu...
Over the past week, the inside of the new Joplin high school has really transformed after crews went into overdrive gettingit...
Carl Junction intermediate students learned more about fire safety Wednesday. A smoke house prop was brought to campus and th...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed a $26 billion operating budget for next fiscal year that had been passed by the Le...
Carthage has chosen a new school superintendent. Dr. Sean Alan Smith will begin work in Carthage in July. He's currently ...
The Kansas City Chiefs will continue to spend training camp on the campus of Missouri Western after the school's board of...
Too much of a tax burden. That's the reason Superintendent David Carriger believes the $30.6 million Columbus school ...
You didn't follow my budget idea; I'll withhold money from Missouri schools. Governor Jay Nixon says he's withhol...
Joplin High School and Franklin Tech have received a temporary certificate of occupancy. This was what the School District ap...
Mercy Hospital Joplin says it will donate more land to the City of Joplin and Joplin School District. The City will get land ...
Looking ahead. That's what the Joplin School Board's long range school facilities planning committee is doing. At the...
Pittsburg Unified School District 250 and its teachers union have agreed on a one year contract. The agreement was ratified a...
He's no longer Missouri Southern's interim president. Dr. Alan Marble was named MSSU's permanent president Tuesda...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was at Joplin High Tuesday to sign an agreement with representatives of Missouri Southern, Crowde...
The Joplin City Council will be paying just over two million dollars for a stormwater drainage project and road construction ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has said he wants to tie school funding to student performance.The Wichita Eagle reports that B...
The Joplin School Board held a special meeting Monday night, Nov. 10 to go over a study the Board took about itself. Board me...
An information meeting about common core education standards was held in Joplin Tuesday night. Dr. Mary Byrne, the co-founder...
Starting this fall, Cottey College will offer a four year Bachelors of Arts degree in health sciences. Cottey public informat...
The largest teachers' union in Kansas is promising to file a state court lawsuit challenging the Legislature's decisi...
State universities in Kansas could not increase tuition for two years under a proposal drafted by legislators negotiating ove...
The recent state audit for the Joplin School District found that the District's general fundand capital fund balances hav...
A milestone for Crowder College's Webb City campus. Dawson-Spencer Hall, a new classroom building, was dedicated Friday. ...
In the event of severe weather, Webb City's schools are prepared. Local districts are participating in tornado drills and...
A new clinic has opened in an unusual location: a school. Mercy held a ribbon cutting Friday (1/16) for its new clinic at Web...
Kansas legislators have made quick work on brokering a new school funding agreement aimed at satisfying a state Supreme Court...
The Lamar High School Band is pretty excited about their upcoming trip. They leave Tuesday for a week of fun in the sun at Di...
As part of Farmers Insurance "Thank a Million Teachers" program, North Middle School teacher Kalan Hubbard was chos...
Students at Cecil Floyd Elementary in Joplin saw the results of their hard work Monday (5/18): a mural they created with the ...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a school funding bill that restores aid for poor districts but also ends the current tea...
According to a report this week from Jefferson City, their school district will have to pay an extra $150,000 for health ...
The challenger in Oklahoma's race for Governor says education is the reason Mary Fallin shouldn't be re-elected. Demo...
While Monday (August 25) is the first day of school for many in the Joplin School District, September 2nd will be the first d...
Kansas has filed a widely expected appeal of a ruling that found the state isn't spending enough money on its public scho...
Former First Lady Laura Bush will be in the area Wednesday night (4/22/15), giving a speech at Pittsburg State University at ...
138 new courses. That's what the Joplin School Board approved Tuesday night for the new Joplin High School. The new cours...
Newly released numbers show enrollment has dipped at Kansas' community colleges while it increased at technical schools a...
Next month's dedication of the new Joplin High School and Franklin Tech will have two VIPs: Vice President Joe Biden and ...
Governor Jay Nixon visited with students at Webb City High School to discuss the importance of making public education the st...
The Kansas State Board of Education is proposing a $459 million increase in state spending on public schools, phased in o...
Students in Parsons will soon be required to undergo alcohol breath tests before they're allowed into school dances. The ...
It was a bitter sweet day for teachers at Irving elementary. They were packing up their temporary classrooms in preparationof...
Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb made a visit to NEO A&M College in Miami Thursday morning to talk about Governor Mary Fallin&...
Wednesday's stabbing by a student at a Pennsylvania high school resonated with school administrators across the country. ...
The parents of a teenager killed in a drunken driving accident after he left an Ottawa County high school campus have settled...
Opinions vary on a bill that passed the Missouri Legislature in this week's override session. It allows teachers and othe...
Neosho's school board is holding off on its budget for the upcoming school year. They're waiting to if Governor Nixon...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed a bill to repeal the Common Core education standards, getting rid of the new guideli...
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine, the largest medical scho...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding has passed through the Senate.The...
Missouri Southern Paramedic and EMS students, along with those interested in the field took part in a neat lesson on Landing ...
The state audit into the Joplin School District found that the District's financial condition has declined in recent year...
Will the new Joplin High School open on Monday? Joplin Schools Superintendent CJ Huff held a press conference to address that...
Carl Junction High School was a busy place Sunday. The fifth annual Breast Cancer Walk took place, put on by Carl Junction Hi...
Kansas State Board of Education members want public school students to continue to learn how to write in cursive even in the ...
One of the colleges at Pittsburg State has received an accreditation that some larger schools don't have. The Kelce Colle...
Southeast Elementary School got some good news Wednesday morning (Nov. 5). USD 247 public information officer Chris Wilson te...
Something asecond grader brought home from school has raised some eyebrows. The student at Truman Elementary in Oronogo came ...
Next year's course list at Joplin High School will look very different from this year's. High School Principal Kerry ...
Students in USD 247 will get Friday off. District spokesman Chris Wilson tells News Talk KZRG it's so people can cheer th...
The Joplin School District is losing expected revenue from a Tax Increment Financing district, or TIF, in the Joplin tornado ...
Last winter, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon toured Reynolds Hall at Missouri Southern State University and used it as an example...
Pittsburg State University could be see a million dollars added to their budget if Governor Sam Brownback signs a bill that w...
Incoming and current Joplin High School students interested in sports can find out about each of the school's sport progr...
Two promotions in one week. That's something Kathleen Flannery can boast about. She's now the interim president and C...
There's a report from the University of Missouri that finds more people are bitten by dogs during the summer. Lysa Boston...
The Missouri Lottery has provided a larger-than-usual payment to public education because of stronger-than-usual sales.The Lo...
Missouri is moving forward with testing for the national Common Core educational standards for schoolchildren.The State Board...
A new report says increased enrollment in Kansas schools is being driven by births in the Hispanic population.The report by t...
Fort Scott Community College is looking for a new president after parting ways with the incumbent by what officials called mu...
The graduating seniors at Joplin High School have made their mark on a school they won't attend. They wrote messages on t...
Democratic leaders in the Oklahoma Senate plan to pitch their tent on the Capitol lawn overnight to welcome rallying teachers...
Joplin School Superintendent Dr. CJ Huff is applying to be Missouri's next state commissioner of education. Huff tells Ne...
Two new Joplin School Board members were sworn in at a special ceremony at Joplin High School last night. Jennifer Martucci t...
Volunteers spent the day painting a mural inside Columbia Elementary in Joplin based on the ideas of the students. The kids d...
Joplin High School's Junior ROTC program received four donations to its activity fund from graduates of Parkwood and Memo...
A petition drive is underway in Missouri for a ballot initiative that would give a 50 percent tax credit if you donate to a s...
Construction on the new Joplin High School and Franklin Tech is on schedule. That's the update the Joplin School Board he...
A lot of ground is being broken in Webb City these days. The Webb City School District has begun work on three FEMA storm she...
Thursday was the first day of school in Carl Junction. News Talk KZRG asked Superintendent Dr. Phillip Cook how things were g...
An annual tradition continues this year, as the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce prepares to honor local teachers. Kari Beasle...
It's called Proposition Tornado Safety. It's an $16.5 million bond issue in Carl Junction that would build three ...
Another Joplin school has a tornado safe room. Royal Heights Elementary cut the ribbon on its safe room Friday. It will also ...
The Carthage School District opened its new early childhood education center Monday (1/19). The building at 829 East Fairview...
A Joplin high school teacher has been recognized by Governor Jay Nixon in his State of the State address for his outstanding ...
There's an opening on the Joplin School Board. Dawn Sticklen sent a letter of resignation to the Board last week and that...
A former nursing student has filed a federal lawsuit against two community colleges in Kansas over an adverse and secret clin...
Jasper's school superintendent wants to get to the bottom of charges that a former school employee had sexual contact wit...
A former teacher in Commerce accused of having sex with a high school student has appeared in court. 43-year-old Thomas Fende...
For the second consecutive year, standardized testing for Oklahoma students has been disrupted, prompting the state superinte...
She wants to be Crowder College's next president. Dr. Jennifer Methvin is currently the vice president for academics at t...
Bright Futures Joplin has begun a clothing drive. Starting Monday morning, Joplin's elementary schools will be collecting...
Vice President Joe Biden was on hand for today's ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the newly-rebuilt Joplin High...
(MSSU Press Release)Missouri Southern State University has a new leader in its ranks.The university has announced that Dr. Br...
School districts across Kansas are preparing for reductions in state aid, as the state tries to fill gaps in its budget. Fron...
Oklahoma Congressman James Lankford won Tuesday's Republican primary for US Senate. He'll challenge the winner of a r...
For the second time in as many days, a Joplin School Board member has resigned. Michael Landis turned in his letter of resign...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation allowing specially trained teachers to carry concealed guns in public scho...
Today's Joplin School Board election comes with some controversy after Superintendent CJ Huff took to Facebook over the w...
Legislation that prohibits the use of tobacco products at public schools and school events has been signed into law.Governor ...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is calling on state lawmakers to revamp the state's budgeting process.In her State of the S...
Joplin High School students got an up-close look at what can happen when you drink and drive Thursday (4/2). A mock car wreck...
A Webb City High School drafting class won a statewide Lego Competition by Paragon Architecture. The class wanted to build so...
Rock stars, astronauts, rainbows, and alligators. You might be wondering what all of those items have in common. Well, they&#...
Next fall, the Carthage School District will begin a dual language program..where students in kindergarten or first grade can...
More than 200 opponents of the Common Core education standards for math and English are rallying at the Oklahoma Capitol and ...
One of the new buildings on the Pittsburg State campus will be using solar power. Through a grant from Westar Energy, the new...
More than one quarter of Oklahoma's public schools received a grade of F or D on annual report cards released by the stat...
Will the third time be the charm? Neosho school officials hope so. For the third time, there's a school bond issue this A...
Three of five Joplin school buildings destroyed by a tornado more than two years ago have reopened. Classes resumed today at ...
A group that wants to build storm shelters in every public school in Oklahoma will begin collecting signatures to place an in...
Washburn University and The Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla is among a dozen campuses added to the gro...
A former official at Pittsburg State University faces a year and a half in federal prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud...
What's going to become of the temporary Mercy Hospital Joplin? It's going to be the home of the Kansas City Universit...
An online petition is being circulated asking the Joplin School Board to remove Superintendent CJ Huff. Tina Carl,who posted ...
"Free Shep." That's the social mediahashtag started by supporters of Sawyer Shepherd, a Carthage High School se...
The Joplin School Board held a special meeting Wednesday night (5/6). Among the topics covered weresocial media do's and ...
The Missouri Legislature has ordered the State Department of Elementary andSecondary Education to end its ties with a company...
It's happened again. US News and World Report ranked Webb City High School the 23rd best school in Missouri in its yearly...
A group that's assisting a Joplin woman in her lawsuit against the Joplin School District is explaining why. The woman, w...
Missouri Southern State University's Board of Governors voted Friday to hold current in-state and Lion Pride tuition rate...
Through the Missouri Sunshine Law, News Talk KZRG has received a copy of CJ Huff's settlement with the Joplin School Dist...
Now that most of the students are gone from Pittsburg State University, the remodelers have moved in. Over $20 million in...
A lawsuit has been filed against the Joplin School District over a field trip. Superintendent CJ Huff and North Middle School...
Joplin Schools held a finance meeting Friday morning. Thefinance committeediscussed changesto the districts budget for the up...
Joplin School Superintendent CJ Huff announced Thursday (5/28) that he's retiring. He'll stay on board until the end ...
The Joplin School District has filed a lawsuit over a $7 million bill for electric work at the new high school and Frankl...
Like many school districts in Kansas, Galena is bracing for less education money from the state. Galena Superintendent Brian ...