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Posts Tagged: education


Plan Underway To Re-Open Tarkio College

St. Joseph, MO  (AP)  Efforts are underway to reopen the old Tarkio College in northwest Missouri as a two-year intuition. The institution ended its...

Missouri House proposes expanding A+ Scholarship for college

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri students in private schools would be eligible for the state’s A+ Scholarship under a bill advancing in...

Illinois Lawmakers Approve $600M Fix For Higher Education

Springfield, IL (AP) – Illinois lawmakers have approved a $600 million short-term funding infusion for higher education institutions that have b...

Illinois education-funding amendment gets initial OK

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Votes would be asked to change the Illinois Constitution to declare that the state should be responsible for the majori...

Public Forums Being Held On Search For Next University Of System President

Normandy, MO (KTRS) Public input is being considered in the search for the next system president at the University of Missouri. A series of public for...

Public Forums Seek Input On Next University Of Missouri System President

Columbia, MO  (KTRS)  A series of open forums are planned to gather input for the next University of Missouri System President. The University of M...

Trustee board increases SIU-Carbondale tuition by 3 percent

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Southern Illinois University’s board of trustees has voted to increase tuition next year at the school’s C...

Almost 60 percent of Illinois school districts deficit spend

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – New state data shows most school districts across Illinois are spending more than they’re taking in and dipping i...

Southern Illinois University Expects Job Cuts Amid Funding Loss

Carbondale, IL  (KTRS)  Hundreds of Southern Illinois University employees could be laid off if  the university loses over $45 million in state fu...

Missouri House panel OKs plan for $69M more for K-12 schools

(KTRS) Lawmakers have passed a spending plan that includes about $69 million more for K-12 schools and nearly $10 million more in performance funding ...