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Updated Sep 30, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Thayer kindergartners and first graders participated in the tea party by making hats from newspapers and then decorated them with flowers. The students also decorated their crown cookies. photos submitted

Updated Sep 30, 2014 at 11:56 AM

No other event on the Chamber Calendar elicits as much excitement and enthusiasm as Community Pride Night which will be held in conjunction with the Tiger homecoming game on Oct. 10.

Updated Sep 29, 2014 at 2:59 PM

There never has been, or ever will be, a day that Waynesville School District superintendent Brian Henry regrets his chosen career path

Updated Sep 23, 2014 at 7:45 PM

An effort to rewrite Missouri's educational standards got off to a tense and sometimes confrontational start Monday as parents and educators opposed to the Common Core guidelines clashed with those reluctant to ditch them.

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 4:31 PM

NAACP sends letters to AG, Phelps County sheriff

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 11:10 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate is among the plaintiffs suing Missouri officials to stop the state from making payments to a multistate consortium that has been developing tests tied to the new Common Core...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM

NAACP: "It's extremely worrisome…"

Updated Sep 18, 2014 at 7:51 PM

A ballot initiative seeking to link teachers' jobs to their students' performance survived another court challenge Thursday as an appeals panel rejected an attempt to knock it off the November ballot.

Updated Sep 16, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Education officials are notifying Missouri community colleges that the state might reduce reimbursements for the A+ scholarship program, which gives high school graduates who meet certain criteria money for two years of classes at community colleges.

Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced Monday that she will resign at the end of this year, concluding a five-year tenure marked by repeated criticism as the state adopted new school accreditation standards and dealt with...

Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 11:03 AM

For 15 minutes on Monday, Sept. 22, students throughout the Waynesville R-VI School District will participate in “Drop Everything and Read” – a program designed to promote and encourage the love of reading.

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