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Posted Jul 19, 2014 at 10:30 AM

For months, Rolla Superintendent of Schools Dr. Aaron Zalis has been talking to anyone who will listen about the possibility of an early childhood center.

Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 9:31 PM

A small-scale microgrid unveiled at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Solar Village Thursday afternoon is a chance for researchers to analyze a new system of energy management.

Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:58 PM

The University of Missouri-Kansas City finally has some good news for its lowest-income students. Its net price is coming down.

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Ed King spent the summer alongside Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young and other civil rights workers, and hundreds of college-student volunteers attempting to get black Mississippians registered to vote.

Updated Jul 16, 2014 at 9:36 AM

A lawmaker-led effort challenging national education standards that evolved into a softer approach to revise Missouri's student achievement goals has won the last-minute backing of Gov. Jay Nixon

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 7:26 PM

East Central College trustees voted unanimously to award a two-year contract extension to college president Dr. Jon Bauer.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Redirecting the educational policies and curriculum focus for Missouri students in kindergarten through 12th grade and through college has become imperative according to featured speakers at a recent Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)...

Posted Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will demonstrate the capabilities of solar-powered vehicles during the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2014 to be held Monday, July 14, through Saturday, July 19, in Austin, Texas.

Updated Jul 11, 2014 at 9:47 AM

A microgrid that connects the Solar Village -- four student-built solar houses at Missouri University of Science and Technology -- will soon begin operations to manage and store renewable energy among the four homes.

Updated Jul 10, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Missouri's school funding formula could be expanded to include preschool students under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 6:26 PM

A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and that many schools have gone years without investigating such cases.

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