Education


Former university chancellor, trustee William Danforth dies

William H. Danforth of left behind a remarkable legacy following his death at the age of 94 over the weekend. The former chancellor and trustee of Washington University in St. Louis is credited with bringing the university to a nationally… more

The 2020 Ingram’s 250

Time for some Ingram’s 250 math: What’s i250 x 5? If you came up with 1,250, hats off to your grade-school math teachers—their lessons clearly took hold. But with this being the fifth year of our recognition of the 250… more

K-State partners with medical facility to build new complex, simulation lab

The Manhattan, Kan. community and its students can expect expanded services when it comes to medical options due to a recently formed partnership between K-State and Stormont Vail Health. K-State in its partnership with medical facility Stormont Vail plans to… more

Best value and return on investment colleges give Missouri S&T high rank

A ranking of colleges in the state and nationwide reveal that Missouri is home to one university that delivers value to its students going into the workforce. Missouri S&T, a STEM-focused research university located in the southern half of Missouri,… more

In a Nutshell by Ken Herman

If you believed that schools in the USA had been doing a good job preparing our next adult generation to become productive citizens and future leaders, you probably have been forced to re-evaluate that opinion this summer.  Watching college students… more

Kansas City metro schools return to studies Tuesday

The highly-anticipated return to class has now arrived for the majority of K-12 public schools in both Kansas and Missouri, though some have decided to begin virtually. Several school districts in the Kansas City metro opted to resume studies post-Labor… more

Coping with COVID: 7,000-plus Missouri college students test positive

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — More than 7,000 college-age people in Missouri have tested positive for the coronavirus since classes resumed in mid-August, fueling spikes in confirmed cases in the state’s college towns, Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday. Recent single-day positive… more

No fans, tailgating at KU fall sports games

In a Monday announcement, KU said it will not be allowing fans into fall sports games, at least for the start of the season. Along with the note on fans, the university announced that it will also be prohibiting tailgating,… more

Missouri schools report more COVID-19 cases as classes resume

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri schools ranging from universities to a kindergarten continue to experience an increase in COVID-19 cases as classes resume. The University of Missouri reported Monday that it had 415 active cases of COVID-19 on campus, an… more

Missouri ranks number 40 for teacher salary in 2020

An adjustment in classrooms nationwide due to the coronavirus has led to deeper look into teachers’ salaries, data on K-12 showing where teacher pay falls in each state. A report by business.org shows that both Missouri and Kansas rank toward… more