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Baxter Springs voters approved an 8 million dollar school bond issue Tuesday. Superintendent Dennis Burke tells News Talk KZR...
Kindergarteners in Joplin are getting new coloring books featuring Eddie The Eagle. The books were produced by the Joplin Sch...
Thanks to a $30,000 grant, students at MSSU will be able to explore their interests and career aspirations through a new ...
Almost 167 million dollars. That's the budget the Joplin School Board approved at Tuesday night's regular meeting. Su...
The Joplin School Board got to see a proposal for redistricting elementary and middle schools at a special meeting Tuesday. U...
Almost eleven million dollars in FEMA grants for the Joplin School District has been formally approved. These grants will go ...
Authorities say at least 26 people, including 18 children, were killed Friday when a gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut ...
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says 18-year-old voters who attend public high schools can show their school identifica...
The Joplin School District will be selling $62 million dollars in bonds, as authorized by voters in April. But they won&#...
There may be some issues between the Joplin School District and FEMA. Congressman Billy Long tells News Talk KZRG he was dist...
A Tax Increment Financing District for the redevelopment of Joplin looks to be one step closer to a reality. Joplin Schools S...
Work on the new Joplin High School is getting started, but it will be a while before you see signs of a building. Joplin Scho...
Earlier this month, David Wallace with Joplin's master developer Wallace Bajjali said he was going to speak to a college ...
Freeman Rehabilitation and Sports Center is offering something for area athletes."Free athletic physicals next Monday an...
The Joplin School District wants to make sure the costs of relocating the High School out of a flood plain add up. Superinten...
Tuesday is the first day you can file paperwork to run for the Joplin School Board. Superintendent Doctor CJ Huff tells News ...
Should Missouri raise taxes on tobacco and cigarettes by $0.73 per pack? That's one of the big questions on the ballo...
Pittsburg State technology education students donated two dog houses to the Joplin Humane Society today. Associate Professor ...
It'll soon cost a little more to attend Crowder College. Vice President of Finance, Jim Cummins, tells News Talk KZRG tui...
Kansas has until next spring to revise the way it evaluates teachers to factor in students' performance on standardized t...
An education advocacy group in a new report is critical of Missouri's policies for its schools.The report released Monday...
Two buses pulled into McAuley Catholic High School in Joplin today that didn't have any kids on board. The buses are gift...
When CJ Huff became Joplin School Superintendent in 2008, the first thing on his to-do list was raise the graduation rate. Th...
It was close, but Joplin voters approved a $62 million school bond issue on Tuesday. 4982 voted Yes, 3655 voted No, but a...
One of Missouri Govenor Jay Nixon's proposals in last week's State of the State speech was extending the state's ...
Joplin High School is going to be featured in a documentary. Assistant Superintendent Doctor Angie Besendorfer tells News Tal...
The Joplin School District's being sued by a contractor that says they're owed over $600,000. Urban Metropolitan ...
It's Catholic Schools Week in America, and that means a lot of happenings for Joplin Area Catholic Schools. Spokeswoman R...
State Farm Insurance has helped a Joplin nonprofit group..and no one had to sing to get the help. Art Feeds has received a &#...
A program to train University of Missouri medical students as rural health care providers will be unveiled in Joplin Tuesday....
The American Red Cross is recognizing people in the community who are Everyday Heroes. They range from the Joplin Fire Depart...
"If I were going to paint you a picture of what it should look like, I'm not sure I'd do anything different.&quo...
Students in Joplin Schools who have personal issues or concerns they need to talk about can now do so confidentially -- throu...
A lawsuit filed against the Joplin School District has been settled out of court. You'll remember Urban Metro Development...
Crossland Construction company has given $100,000 to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College for construction of a Multipurpose...
A three-judge panel has ruled in favor of parents and schools who say the state's formula for funding education is uncons...
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College has received the gift of real estate. The college announced Saturday they've received a...
Students at Joplin's Columbia Elementary School learned about various careers Wednesday. Columbia Principal Sarah Mwangit...
We could know soon what Randy Turner's fate is. Turner is the Joplin East Middle School teacher suspended for alleged imm...
There's a new way for graduates of Joplin high schools to stay together. The Joplin Schools Alumni Association has been f...
The framework of the new Joplin High School is starting to rise. Construction crews put up the first steel beams this morning...
It's never to young to start learning about charity. Jefferson Elementary kindergarten and first grade students held a be...
Students, parents, and teachers are volunteering their time at Jefferson Elementary School in Joplin this week to create an o...
The Joplin School Board spent Wednesday at a daylong retreat where they established priorities for the upcoming school year. ...
There's a special event happening in Carl Junction tomorrow night. Lisa Knutzen tells News Talk KZRG about the 13th annua...
Last week, President Obama raised some eyebrows when he told an audience in Northern Ireland that towns will remain divided &...
Governor Sam Brownback says he's asked the Kansas higher education system to take on additional work, and it deserves to ...
The Neosho School District has hired a new superintendent. Dan Decker, the current superintendent in Aurora, will move to Neo...
The Joplin School Board has fired East Middle School Teacher Randy Turner. John Nicholas, the School District's attorney,...
Joplin High School's class of 2012 will graduate Monday night. The ceremony at Leggett and Platt Center will feature spee...
The Joplin School District held a community input session Monday, with teachers and community members getting together to dis...
Pittsburg State University kicked off their annual Community Campaign, which salutes businesses in Crawford County that partn...
There's going to be an election in Galena in June on a school bond issue. Monday night, the Galena School Board approved ...
Crowder College received $25,000 for its Webb City campus today. The money comes from Paragon Architecture and will go to...
It will probably cost more to attend Pittsburg State University next fall."We presented a 7.4% tuition increase that wou...
A state Department of Education report shows that Kansas legislators have authorized school spending for the next two years t...
The Joplin School District is looking into creating a health center for students. The clinic would be either a mobile clinic ...
A Joplin group that helps kids received a $25,000 check from State Farm Neighborhood Assist. Art Feeds offers theraputic ...
Oklahoma House Democrats and some school superintendents are renewing their opposition to plans by Republican leaders to slas...
The Neosho School District is giving out pay raises across the board. All non-teacher employees- teacher assistants, secretar...
Missouri US Senator Claire McCaskill has received an earful of comments from debt-ridden University of Missouri students duri...
The Kansas state school board has approved new science standards for public schools that treat both evolution and climate cha...
The Joplin School District hosted three meetings about redistricting Tuesday night. The District wants to change the boundari...
A reception was held Monday for Joplin School Superintendent Doctor CJ Huff, in recognition of being one of four finalists fo...
In the next couple of years, students at Crowder College will soon have more options for places to live on campus. The colleg...
Missouri's public colleges and universities will be taking a state budget cut for the third straight year. Governor Jay N...
Big Changes are under way at all Joplin Middle Schools. New clubs, new technology, and a new mentoring program; all things Jo...
There might be another lawsuit regarding the demolition of Joplin High School..this one from the School District. Earlier thi...
The Kansas Board of Regents has approved tuition increases at public universities that will have some students paying nearly ...
$250,000 has been donated for scholarships at Pittsburg State University. Kathleen Flannery, executive director of PSU...
The parents of a Seneca High School student are suing the school district over hazing at a football camp. Paul and Kristi Smi...
They may need to make some room in the Joplin Schools' trophy case. Superintendent Doctor CJ Huff is one of four finalist...
A Kansas Senate committee has narrowly rejected a proposal by Governor Sam Brownback to hold back third-grade pupils who aren...
Tonight the Joplin School Board will vote on a plan to change the boundaries for some elementary schools and change which mid...
Racism. That's how Atlanta-based Urban Metropolitan Development explains the criminal charges against them for work done ...
The phrases "Carl Junction" and "world champion" aren't often used in the same sentence. But seven Ca...
Opening day is fast approaching for some Joplin schools being rebuilt after the May 2011 tornado. Superintendent Dr. CJ Huff ...
The Galena School District wants to expand. They've looked into what it would cost to build a new gym and make other impr...
There are tornado shelters set up at several Joplin School District locations right now by FEMA... but as some found out earl...
Two men are in custody for burglary at the Carthage Junior High School. Police Captain Randee Kaiser tells News Talk KZRG aut...
The president of the Missouri State Board of Education has resigned after a second lawsuit accused him of using his position ...
There's now a place to get Joplin High School merchandise. Eddie's Closet opened today at the Joplin School Administr...
The Neosho School Board has approved building ten new classrooms at the high school. Superintendent Alma Stipp tells News Tal...
Last month, bullying got in the face of Carl Junction residents. Luke Nugent, an 8th grader, took his own life after apparent...
It was a special day for one fourth grade student at West Central Elementary School. Karen Alvarado was honored with the Scho...
The state of Kansas received a record number of applications for concealed carry permits in January. Attorney General Derek S...
The first day of classes for Joplin Schools is Wednesday, August 15. Beginning August 7, schools throughout the district will...
The state Board of Education is delaying the release of a new system that grades Oklahoma's schools.Officials had planned...
The top administrators at Kansas' six public universities will see their salaries increase in July, but private dollars w...
Missouri first-graders would have to take a gun safety course under a bill being considered by a state Senate committee.Sen. ...
Democratic leaders are questioning Governor Sam Brownback's decision to appoint a task force to find efficiencies in Kans...
Neosho School District officials held an active school shooter safety drill last week. Staff participated in hands-on demonst...
A bill allowing ads to be sold on and inside school buses has passed the Missouri House and is now before a Senate committee....
During this past school year, students at Columbia Elementary School in Joplin visited area colleges and learned about differ...
Candidates for local offices in Kansas have until Friday to file for the August primary. Their races are not affected by the ...
Governor Sam Brownback says his office is reviewing budget legislation sent to him by Kansas legislators to determine if he c...
The Neosho School District will have to start looking for a new superintendent. Dr. Richard Page has announced he'll be t...
The family of 14-year-old Freddie Williams has issued a statement. He's the Webb City boy who disappeared from his home W...
Before Tuesday's regular meeting, the Joplin School Board discussed what to do with the "Hope High School" sign...
For months, it was known as Elementary School Number 2 or The Elementary School at East Middle School. Tuesday night, the Jop...
There's no TIF for Joplin yet. The committee studying a Tax Increment Financing district, or TIF, did not vote on the mat...
Office Depot helped Joplin School District students get a good start to the school year, announcing a donation of 1,000 sackp...
Catholic School leaders in Joplin are gearing up for an annual fundraising campaign. Renee Motazedi of the Joplin Area Cathol...
An investigation by the Southwest Missouri Cybercrimes Task Force led to an employee of the Joplin School District being arre...
Joplin High School and the Joplin middle schools will be getting seven laptop computers through Lenovo Computers and the Miss...
You'll be getting a bigger property tax bill for Joplin Schools. At Tuesday night's School Board meeting, the Board a...
St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School in Joplin's holding a "Fall Fun Day" this weekend. Lauren Brown tells...
Work will begin this fall on what's being called an eco-home in Joplin. It's being built by GreenTown Joplin with hel...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Jasper R-5 High School today to recognize the school district for academic excellence and...
An author from Arkansas got some laughs and smiles from students at Royal Heights Elementary School in Joplin today with a pr...
Mercy Hospital Joplin and the University of Missouri Medical School are re-starting a partnership that lets third year medica...