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Southeast president offers Ferguson students a place to stay (11/27/14)
In reaction to Monday's decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for killing unarmed teen Michael Brown, Southeast Missouri State University is offering support services to students from that area...
Cape Girardeau School Board moves forward on bond issue (11/25/14)
Cape Girardeau School Board members reached consensus Monday on moving forward with a possible bond issue to address construction and renovation needs at Central Junior High, the Career and Technology Center and other facilities around the district...
Schools superintendent resigns in Poplar Bluff (11/25/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo -- Poplar Bluff School District superintendent Chris Hon announced his resignation late last week, effective at the end of his contract. It ends June 30, 2016, as the district is scheduled to complete construction of its new high school and fourth- to sixth-grade center...
St. Louis teens breaking down racial barriers (11/25/14)
MAPLEWOOD, Mo. -- One of the St. Louis region's most racially diverse high schools is focused on breaking down barriers by talking about race and promoting understanding. The racial makeup of Maplewood-Richmond Heights High School's 350 students is about 47 percent white, 40 percent black and 4 percent Hispanic. ...
More than 40 nominated for state education commissioner (11/23/14)
The deadline to nominate candidates for Missouri Commissioner of Education position ended Friday with more than 40 names submitted. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education staff will contact nominees, inform them of their nominations and invite them to apply, a news release states...
Higher education news
Southeast president offers Ferguson students a place to stay (11/27/14)
In reaction to Monday's decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for killing unarmed teen Michael Brown, Southeast Missouri State University is offering support services to students from that area...
University incubator closer to becoming reality (11/26/14)
Southeast Missouri State University's Creative Labs and Industries Incubator in downtown Cape Girardeau is moving along on several fronts. The incubator, which is designed to help students practice taking ideas and developing them into products and services, is planned for a two-story building in the 600 block of Broadway...
Mo. students named Rhodes Scholars (11/24/14)
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- A suburban St. Louis woman studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was named Sunday as one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars. The prestigious award won by Anisha Gururaj of Chesterfield provides her with a scholarship to study at Oxford University in England. The winners were selected from 857 applicants endorsed by 327 colleges and universities...
Southeast Student Government to hold pledge drive (11/19/14)
Joining universities across the country, the Student Government at Southeast Missouri State University wants students to turn out from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to sign pledges against sexual violence. Chief of staff Lydia Ness said the campaign is called "These Hands Don't Hurt."...
Southeast to celebrate International Education Week (11/17/14)
With a view toward fostering cross-cultural understanding, the Office of International Education Services at Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate International Education Week today through Friday. Many events will take place at the University Center...
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Central pep assembly

Cape Central High School held a pep assembly Tuesday, Nov. 25 honoring achievements in fall sports and to celebrate the football team heading off to play in the state championship Saturday.

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Education stories from AP
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  • Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.
  • U.Va. looks at alcohol as factor in sex assaults
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A University of Virginia board on Tuesday honed in on alcohol as a contributing factor in sexual assaults on campus, with one member calling for more aggressively enforcing the law banning underage drinking.
  • La. teacher pleads not guilty in group sex case
    HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) -- A 32-year-old teacher accused of participating in group sex with a 16-year-old student and another faculty member has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of having carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
  • Recipient of double arm transplant happy to hug
    BOSTON (AP) -- A former college professor who underwent a double arm transplant last month at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston said Tuesday that the best thing about the operation is that he's able to hug his loved ones again.