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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:45am

COLUMBIA, Mo. • The University of Missouri says freshmen enrollment increased for this school year, but overall enrollment declined.

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:45am

Parents bracing for redistricting in the Ferguson-Florissant School District learned Wednesday which elementary and middle schools might be shuttered ahead of an Oct. 10 school board vote.

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:45am

JEFFERSON CITY • The state Board of Education has launched a search for its next education commissioner, who will oversee the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:45am

The University of Missouri system is giving $100 million in new scholarships, the bulk of which will go to students in need, and putting millions more toward research, attracting diverse faculty and in programs such as digital learning, said Mun Choi, the system’s president, in a speech Friday.

That money is part of $260 million being spent over the next five years for priorities at the system’s four universities.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:45am

JEFFERSON CITY • The search for Missouri's next top education official has begun.

The State Board of Education is accepting applications for the next education commissioner beginning Wednesday. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Oct. 19.

The board fired former commissioner Margie Vandeven last year. That came after former Gov. Eric Greitens stacked the board with his appointees, who led her push out. Greitens wanted Vandeven replaced.

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