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Education issues in mid-Missouri.

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The next generation of nurses are learning how to use iPads on the job. Plus, we’ll have the latest statewide graduation rates.

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This week, we check in on a program aiming to combat obesity at an early stage – elementary school. Plus, we chat with the future assistant superintendent for secondary education for Columbia public schools.

At a joint meeting last night the groups approved a positioning line and logo to help facilitate their six-phase process. 

This week: Columbia Public Schools is exploring the options for it new school boundaries. Three Columbia high school students win an award meant to honor the best young writers in the country.  And Columbia and the University of Missouri continue to expand their relationship with China.

This week: The front man for the band Guster leads a discussion on sustainability at MU, DESE is trying to become exempt from No Child Left Behind, and a new scholarship is available for students statewide.

This week: a discussion on the possible academic impact of athletic conference realignment. Plus, MU signs an agreement with a University in India to work with nanomedicine and nanotechnology.

The University of Missouri is studying how to make life easier for student parents. Plus, research shows a Prison GED program has multiple benefits.

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This week: students in unaccredited school districts with ambitions for college could find themselves in limbo. Plus, kids get up close and personal with alpacas.

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This week Exam looks at a conflict in Camdenton arising over the issue of the high school’s use of website filtering that’s blocking educational websites of gay organizations.

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