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Review of Missouri education standards divisive

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Parents and teachers are hoping for the best but bracing for what could be months of fighting over education standards for Missouri schoolchildren.

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Cop killer chosen as commencement speaker

Maureen Faulkner learned Tuesday that her husband's convicted killer was selected as the commencement speaker for a graduating class at the Goddard College in Vermont.

Jefferson City superintendent leaving at end of school year

The Jefferson City superintendent announced he is retiring at the end of the school year. Dr. Brian Mitchell first joined the district in 2009.

University of Missouri gets $830,00 federal grants

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has been awarded two federal grants worth more than $830,000 to implement programs on family farms.

MU continues adding resources to enhance campus safety

Two weeks have passed since University of Virginia student Hannah Graham went missing.

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Be smart about the admissions process

Technology puts more information than ever at college applicants' fingertips. But experts say the best advice for tackling the application process and getting into a top university is about as old-fashioned as it comes: Do your homework.

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Sex on campus: Only 'yes' means 'yes'

Thousands of freshmen at the University of California-Berkeley swiped their student cards last week at the doors of Zellerbach Hall and filed into the dark auditorium for one of the few mandatory sessions in their three-week welcome program.

Denver history protests stueents

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Censoring US history in Denver schools?

One poster said "Censoring history = No Education."

Another read "We deserve to know the truth."

The signs were just a few lining the streets as hundreds of students from at least seven Denver-area schools walked out of their classrooms Tuesday and Wed...

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