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Missouri ballot features teacher evaluation change

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters are likely to hear a lot about good teachers and local control in the coming months.

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Feral cat forces elementary school to close

A feral cat that's terrorizing students has forced an elementary school in Maryland to close.

Columbia Public Schools test results released

On Friday, the test results for Columbia Public Schools were released.

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Missouri judge likely to uphold teacher proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge says he will likely reject a legal challenge to a November ballot measure that would link teacher evaluations to their students' performance.

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Doctors: School start times unhealthy for students

If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

Columbia middle school music room suffers rain damage

A Columbia middle school music room is damaged after Tuesday night's rain. It wasn't much rain, but the downpour was fast and hard.

Blue Ridge Elementary students exposed to heat

Elementary students exposed to heat

Last Friday, the entire fourth grade class of 72 students at Blue Ridge Elementary was instructed to stand outside for the full duration of the usual recess period, about 20 minutes. 

Appeals court: Course syllabi not public records

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that course syllabi are exempt from Missouri's open records law because they are the intellectual property of faculty members.

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