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Fulton, Southern Boone among area schools to receive $10,000 grants for teacher recruitment

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Monday announced its first “Grown Your Own” grants aimed at recruiting teachers to area schools, according to a DESE press release. There were 125 local education agencies awards were awarded one-time $10,000 grants, according to the release. DESE set around $2.5 million in its

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Biden approves disaster declaration, aid for Missouri counties

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Local government and nonprofits in 33 Missouri counties will receive federal aid after President Joe Biden approved Gov. Mike Parson’s request for a “major disaster declaration,” according to a Thursday press release from the governor’s office. Federal aid will go to several counties, including Benton, Camden and Maries counties. Parson announced

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