Missouri public school students in kindergarten through 12th grade could take online courses for free, with their school district or charter school picking up the tab, under legislation that passed the Missouri House and Senate this month.
The main intent of the plan, dubbed the Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program, is to expand course access for high school...
Submitted by By Kristen Taketa St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thu, 05/17/2018 - 3:15pm
The Pattonville School District has a seemingly simple mantra: All children are capable of high academic performance.
“We really believe every single student is going to be proficient,” said Tim Pecoraro, Pattonville’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. “We know they’re not all going to get there at the same time. But our teachers believe that, our students believe that.”...
Submitted by By Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thu, 05/17/2018 - 7:53am
COLUMBIA, Mo. • The University of Missouri will cut 12 graduate programs and introduce a new interdisciplinary college in 2019 as part of an overhaul of academic programs announced Wednesday.
The announcement follows nearly a year of work by a 17-person university committee that reviewed graduate programs and recommended investment and collaboration opportunities. The committee recommended cutting twice as many...
Submitted by By Kristen Taketa St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:30pm
Using an iPad program, the Girl Scouts of the Royal Queens robotics team coded a Lego robot that can water plants. On Wednesday, they took it to Houston to compete in the annual world robotics championship.
“We have fun and we get to make memories with each other,” Zoi Williams, 8, said.