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Winter lead testing results show five Jefferson City schools with sinks above allowable limit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (KMIZ) Results from the Jefferson City School District’s winter lead testing show that five schools had water fixtures with lead levels above the state’s allowable limit.  The tests were conducted in January, according to data on the Jefferson City School District’s website from the EPA Office of Groundwater and Drinking Water. Of the

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Data breach revealed for company of school safety app Mid-Missouri schools signed up to use

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A popular school safety application used by thousands of schools across the country — including some in Mid-Missouri — had thousands of documents accessed that contained sensitive information. Cybersecurity researcher Jerimiah Fowler said he discovered a breach in Raptor Technologies on Dec. 20 and notified the company of the flaw. Raptor Technologies’

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Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in second year of scoring model

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its 2023 Annual Performance Report of Missouri schools on Monday. DESE uses the Missouri School Improvement Program to grade school districts on their performance and determine accreditation. Columbia Public Schools scored a 70.1% and Jefferson City School District scored 76.7%. A district’s Annual

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Jefferson City Board of Education chooses Student Transportation of America, will get 62 new buses

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Jefferson City Board of Education will no longer be using First Student Transportation and will now use Student Transportation of America. The Board voted to approve the contract in Thursday night’s board meeting with their new transportation vendor. The Jefferson City School District had bids from four vendors: First Student, North

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CPS, Jefferson City School District awarded $300,000 from DESE school safety grant; Fulton Public Schools, Southern Boone get $200,000

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Columbia Public Schools and the Jefferson City School District were among the few schools to get the maximum amount of funding from the latest round of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education School Safety Grants. CPS and JCSD each received $300,000 for school safety improvements. Fulton Public schools was another area

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Former teacher sues Jefferson City School District; JCSD says there are ‘misrepresentations’ in lawsuit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) A former technical English teacher at the Nichols Career Center is suing the Jefferson City School District, claiming age discrimination and retaliatory actions by supervisors.  Kristin Imhoff filed the suit on Aug. 4, claiming two counts of retaliation against an employee resulted in damages. A court date has not yet been set. Court records

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