Layne Stracener is the education reporter at the News Tribune.
Recent stories by Layne Stracener
St. Francis Xavier opens sensory pathway funded by Pink Star Foundation With the help of a local foundation, St. Francis Xavier Catholic School opened a sensory pathway, a set of interactive stickers in the hallway that allows the students to be physically active. Jan. 18 2020 @ 9:30pm
JC Schools: School behavior issues have declined Jefferson City School District administration has pushed the importance of implementing different strategies to address behavior, causing the number of office referrals and suspensions in the Jefferson City School District to decrease, said Chief of Learning Brian Shindorf. Jan. 18 2020 @ 9:26pm
Trivia night to benefit JC Schools families with special-needs children The Jefferson City Special Education Parent Teacher Association is hosting a trivia night fundraiser that will allow the organization to continue providing support and resources to local families of children with special needs. Jan. 18 2020 @ 12:05am
Blair Oaks Board of Education discusses district's budget The Blair Oaks Board of Education appointed a new secretary and discussed the district's budget, future projects, and the new high school at Tuesday's meeting. Jan. 16 2020 @ 12:05am
JC Schools chief of learning looks to form behavior committee The Jefferson City Board of Education discussed student behavior, the construction contract with Nabholz, and transportation bids at Monday's meeting. Jan. 14 2020 @ 12:55am
From hobby to business: Shalina Reed, Treana Cason open Dolli's Designs When the owners of a private investigation company began creating and selling T-shirts as a creative hobby, something happened they didn't expect — the hobby exploded into a business of its own. Jan. 12 2020 @ 10:53pm