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OK School Grading System Delayed
The state Board of Education is delaying the release of a new system that grades Oklahoma's schools.Officials had planned...
6 KS University Leaders Get Raises
The top administrators at Kansas' six public universities will see their salaries increase in July, but private dollars w...
Gun Safety For 1st Graders
Missouri first-graders would have to take a gun safety course under a bill being considered by a state Senate committee.Sen. ...
KS School Task Force Questioned
Democratic leaders are questioning Governor Sam Brownback's decision to appoint a task force to find efficiencies in Kans...
Neosho Shooter Drill
Neosho School District officials held an active school shooter safety drill last week. Staff participated in hands-on demonst...
Huff On Having Ads On School Buses
A bill allowing ads to be sold on and inside school buses has passed the Missouri House and is now before a Senate committee....
Operation College Bound
During this past school year, students at Columbia Elementary School in Joplin visited area colleges and learned about differ...
Filing Deadline Looms For Kansas Candidates
Candidates for local offices in Kansas have until Friday to file for the August primary. Their races are not affected by the ...
Brownback Wants To Veto Some Higher Ed Spending Cuts
Governor Sam Brownback says his office is reviewing budget legislation sent to him by Kansas legislators to determine if he c...
Neosho Schools Superintendent Stepping Down
The Neosho School District will have to start looking for a new superintendent. Dr. Richard Page has announced he'll be t...
Williams Family Statement
The family of 14-year-old Freddie Williams has issued a statement. He's the Webb City boy who disappeared from his home W...
Hope High Sign Update
Before Tuesday's regular meeting, the Joplin School Board discussed what to do with the "Hope High School" sign...
It's Soaring Heights Elementary
For months, it was known as Elementary School Number 2 or The Elementary School at East Middle School. Tuesday night, the Jop...
No TIF Yet
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 Donates 1,000 Sackpacks To Joplin Schools
Office Depot helped Joplin School District students get a good start to the school year, announcing a donation of 1,000 sackp...
JACS Prepping For Annual Appeal
Catholic School leaders in Joplin are gearing up for an annual fundraising campaign. Renee Motazedi of the Joplin Area Cathol...
Joplin School Employee Arrested
An investigation by the Southwest Missouri Cybercrimes Task Force led to an employee of the Joplin School District being arre...
Joplin Schools Get Computers
Joplin High School and the Joplin middle schools will be getting seven laptop computers through Lenovo Computers and the Miss...
Joplin Schools Raises Property Tax
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 School Preps For Fall Fun Day
St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School in Joplin's holding a "Fall Fun Day" this weekend. Lauren Brown tells...
GreenTown Joplin To Build
Work will begin this fall on what's being called an eco-home in Joplin. It's being built by GreenTown Joplin with hel...
Nixon Visits Jasper High School
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Jasper R-5 High School today to recognize the school district for academic excellence and...
Author Delights Joplin Students With Dog Tales
An author from Arkansas got some laughs and smiles from students at Royal Heights Elementary School in Joplin today with a pr...
Mercy-UM Med School Partnership
Mercy Hospital Joplin and the University of Missouri Medical School are re-starting a partnership that lets third year medica...
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