News Tribune reporter
Two families — one from Jefferson City and another from Plachy-Buyon, France — swapped houses for part of this summer, to the delight of all.
Journalism instructor alleges discrimination, harassment by administrators
A former Jefferson City High School journalism teacher has sued the district, alleging she was subjected to age and sex discrimination and harassment by the school’s administrators.
A Stringtown family is facing dire circumstances as they attempt to bring home a medically fragile, malnourished 9-year-old girl they have adopted from Ukraine.
The Blair Oaks school board has been strategizing ways to collect enough money to possibly build a fourth building, possibly a senior high for grades 9-12.
Some parents are perturbed by a district-wide practice that, on occasion, removes an entire class from their room in order to “remove the audience” from a student who is misbehaving. (School administrators maintain the practice is accepted in the profession.)
School district’s technology initiative begins this fall
The Jefferson City Public School district is rolling out a technology initiative this fall that holds the potential to revolutionize the way students learn.
For Missouri Supreme Court Justice Patricia Breckenridge, promoting better civic education is an abiding passion.
Observations expressed to Jefferson City school board
Concerns about plummeting teacher morale and a lack of discipline in the schools dominated the discussion at a coffee klatch hosted by the Jefferson City Board of Education meeting Thursday morning.
Although no vote was taken on Monday, the Jefferson City Board of Education gave its tacit consent to a proposal to study whether district-owned property would work as a suitable location for the Special Olympics Missouri Training for Life campus.
Raising enough to money to build a new school isn’t the only hurdle civic leaders face; operating the new facility also comes at a price, a committee looking at long-range plans for the Jefferson City public schools learned recently.