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Cape Girardeau school bus routes, 2013-2014
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University of Missouri-Columbia Spring dean's list (07/26/15)
The following students were named to the University of Missouri/Columbia's Spring semester dean's list: Burfordville:...
School news
Openings available for state Teacher Academy (08/03/15)
Openings are available for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Teacher Academy, is a yearlong program designed to enhance classroom instruction skills. Teacher Academy focuses on student engagement, instructional strategies and reflection on practices that align with the Missouri State Teacher Standards, according to a news release from the department. Participants will collaborate with other highly dedicated teachers in their region and throughout the state...
New version of Cape's transportation fund focuses more on repairs (08/02/15)
Although the Aug. 4 vote in Cape Girardeau asks voters for a fifth time to renew the Transportation Trust Fund, the latest TTF has represented many firsts for the city. It's the first time the focus has been shifted to to maintenance and repair rather than building new infrastructure. It also was the city's first test of a public meeting format that gave attendees "Cape Cash" to demonstrate the allocation of funds to various needs...
Groups plan events to help with school supplies (07/31/15)
With the first day of school approaching fast, organizations in the Cape Girardeau area soon will host events to help students in need of school supplies. Robert Harris, founder of the Cape Girardeau Community Gardens, organizes an annual Urban Kids Project, where children ages 6 to 12 can pick up free back-to-school supplies, including markers, crayons, pencils, notebooks, erasers, glue sticks and more...
Cape school board OKs $546K in bids for computers, concrete (07/29/15)
The Cape Girardeau School Board on Tuesday approved three bids, totaling more than $546,000, to update some of the district's desktop computers, replace student laptop computers at Central Junior High School and begin exterior concrete work at Blanchard, Clippard and Franklin elementary schools...
Dobbins to be paid up to $75,000 as consultant for Southeast (07/23/15)
Southeast Missouri State University's board of regents has approved an addendum to the employment agreement with president emeritus Kenneth Dobbins, authorizing the university to pay Dobbins up to $75,000 to represent Southeast in the St. Louis area and assist president Carlos Vargas-Aburto with his transition into the presidency...
Higher education news
Dobbins to be paid up to $75,000 as consultant for Southeast (07/23/15)
Southeast Missouri State University's board of regents has approved an addendum to the employment agreement with president emeritus Kenneth Dobbins, authorizing the university to pay Dobbins up to $75,000 to represent Southeast in the St. Louis area and assist president Carlos Vargas-Aburto with his transition into the presidency...
Panel suggests giving students college algebra alternatives (07/22/15)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri Department of Education committee is recommending that two- and four-year public colleges that require algebra for graduation instead give students the option of taking statistics or other math subjects more relevant to their fields...
Southeast officials take a look at Show Me Center renovations (07/19/15)
Efforts to improve the Show Me Center are on track for completion before Southeast Missouri State University students return in the fall. On Friday, university officials and facilities management staff toured the venue, where construction crews worked to install a large new video scoreboard and retractable seating...
Tech conference to be held for education professionals (07/10/15)
The Southeast Regional Professional Development Center will host a daylong technology conference July 21 at the University Center, where area educators and school administrators will learn more about using up-to-date technology in schools. "We had about 120 people who attended last year, so we're hoping this year is even bigger," said Stephanie Kuper, instructional technology specialist for the development center...
Women, minorities struggle on Missouri teaching exams (07/05/15)
ST. LOUIS -- Woman and minorities are failing Missouri exams to enter teaching programs and to gain certification at higher rates, raising concerns about bias. The gender gap is problematic because the tests are cutting off the very people most driven to the profession, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The racial disparity also is troubling because while classrooms are becoming more diverse, the pool of available teachers is not...
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Senior Legion District 14 Tournament - Jackson vs. Sikeston

Jackson Legion Post 158's defeats Sikeston Post 114 Silver Sox 13-3 in 7 innings during the District 14 Senior American Legion tournament Friday, July 17, 2015 in Sikeston.

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