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Jefferson City schools mentoring program good example for other Mid-MO schools

With an agenda full of ballot initiatives and tax proposals, community leaders in Columbia had plenty to discuss at a Monday morning meeting.

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Investors help the rich pay off student loans

Investors are so hungry for yield in the bond market that they're giving rich college grads money to help pay off their student loans.

Social Finance, a company that uses crowdfunding to refinance student debt, just packaged a bunch of those loans and...

Ex-Rep. Wallace named to Missouri education board

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former southern Missouri lawmaker and school superintendent has been appointed to the State Board of Education.

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Expelled lesbian accepted at another school

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.

New technology coming to Jefferson City schools

Jefferson City students will soon have their hands on more than $270,000 worth of new technology. 

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Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

Crews to begin preps for demolition of University Village Apartments

Crews will be on site at University Village Apartments on the University of Missouri campus Monday to begin preparation for its demolition.

Superintendent responds to parent, teacher concerns

School isn't in session right now, but concerns from both parents and faculty were voiced in the Jefferson City School District.

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