Missouri Education

How SBLive’s Top 25 Missouri high school football teams fared in Week 9

Here’s how the Top 25 Missouri high school football teams fared in Week 9 action …. 1. Christian Brothers College (8-1) beat Edwardsville (Ill.) 48-21 Quarterback Patrick Heitert connected with Jeremiah McClellan for two long touchdown passes, the second a 95-yarder that gave the Cadets a 31-7 lead shortly after halftime. Dylan Van rushed for a pair of touchdowns, and Jeremiyah Love and Heitert also scored on the ground for CBC, winners of eight straight games heading to the postseason.
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Let's Talk Business: SEMO Homecoming 2021

This is a big week for Southeast Missouri State University and the entire Cape Girardeau region. Monday, October 25th through Saturday, October 30th, is Homecoming week for the University. This is an exciting annual tradition that provides lots of opportunities for alumni and the general public. These include Alumni Coffee and cookies, many fraternity and sorority gatherings, the Copper Dome Dinner, Academic Hall dome tours, the Homecoming parade, and, of course, Saturday’s football game against Eastern Illinois.
Chillico Constitution-Tribune

Chillicothe (Mo.) HS Soccer Hornets Streak On, Shut Out Mexico

Solid defensive positioning and coverage, backed by ready-when-needed goalkeeping from senior Jaxon Albertson, allowed the streaking Hornets to make a beeline to a 2-0 midday Saturday 2-0 home triumph over Mexico. Goals late in each half provided the margin of CHS’ team-record 14th victory in a row heading into the...

Missouri Western Max the Vax incentive program winners announced

Missouri Western State University’s Max the Vax COVID-19 vaccine incentive program has ended with drawings to award a $5,000 cash prize to one student and one employee. The student grand prize winner was Alicia Castaneda, a junior elementary education major from St. Joseph, while the employee winner was David Kratz Mathies, an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Substitute teacher pay varies among St. Louis area school districts

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — The recent focus on substitute teacher certification in the state of Missouri prompted 5 On Your Side to ask how much subs get paid. Research shows it varies between St. Louis area school districts. Normandy Schools Collaborative, with student enrollment of 3,100, uses about 15...

Missouri HBCU cancels college debt for its students

Harris-Stowe State University, one of the two Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Missouri, has joined other HBCUs nationwide in using federal pandemic relief funds to cancel student debt. Dr. LaTonia Collins Smith, Harris-Stowe's interim president, said the pandemic created an "insurmountable burden" of student debt that led to low...

Federal funds won't be distributed in October; CPS, Missouri districts wait

Millions of federal dollars will not reach Missouri school districts this month, causing some potential problems. Columbia Public Schools had hoped $23.5 million dollars of federal relief money would be appropriated in October. Now, it appears that the district, and districts across the state, will have to wait until 2022...
Fulton Sun

Legislators told Missouri needs to take a fresh approach on education

To shape a better Missouri, legislators attending a retreat at one of Missouri’s universities heard they need to take a fresh approach to a major building block: Education. Missouri lawmakers and education leaders filed into Lincoln University’s Scruggs Student Center on Thursday for the first day of the fourth annual Missouri Legislators Retreat.

Missouri Could Change the Way Colleges and Universities are Awarded State Aid

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development wants to bring back a previous funding model for colleges and universities. During a state legislative Joint Committee on Education hearing Wednesday, Commissioner Zora Mulligan said the approach would dole out state aid based on performance. Northwest Mo Info · Mo1performancefunding1.