University System President and MU Chancellor Mun Choi said the university has repeatedly stressed the importance of COVID-19 policies and regulations aimed at keeping students, faculty, staff and the community safe.
The new modern Fulbright Early Childhood Center in south Springfield is one of several projects that's part of last year's $168 million bond issue approved by voters in April. But it's the first of its kind in the Springfield Public School District.
Parents marched from the Camden County Library to the Camdenton R-3 School District Administration Building demanding answers after a lawsuit filed against the school claimed administrators didn't do enough for reports of a now former janitor allegedly exposing himself to children in 2018 and 2019.
Kirk Richey, a Camdenton Middle School teacher, claims the district knew of at least two prior instances of sexual misconduct of a now former janitor before a situation that led to the janitor's arrest in March 2019.
With the spring semester disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak, most schools have not been in session for the last six months and on Monday most of the area schools started their fall classes under the "new normal" of trying to keep children safe from the pandemic. If you're wondering what it looked like inside the classroom, here's a first look.
School district leaders in Nixa and Lebanon have been fine-tuning their plans this week. They want parents to know they are ready for the new school year, and to reach out if they have questions or concerns.
Social media rumors claimed families from large cities with strict coronavirus guidelines were moving to the Lake of the Ozarks and enrolling their students in local schools. While some of that has happened, there hasn't been a huge change in total number of students.
MSHSAA says schools will be allowed to opt into an 'alternative fall sports season' to be played in the spring of 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns. The traditional fall sports season has not been canceled at this time.