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Columbia Public Schools happy with progress on annual reports

A Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman said the district is happy with its overall performance in data released by the state Thursday. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Thursday released Annual Progress Reports for school districts, which are used to determine districts’ accreditation status. The reports look at performance measures such as standardized

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DESE report: some mid-Missouri school district scores rise, others fall

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its annual performance report, detailing the progress school districts made last school year. According to the report, Columbia Public Schools improved slightly in language arts and math for all students. Fulton and Jefferson City Schools have not shown improvement in percentage of students scoring proficient or

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‘Huge amount’ of people expected to need utility help as temperatures drop

One mid-Missouri organization is expecting large numbers of families needing assistance to pay electric and gas bills as the temperature get colder. Central Missouri Community Action processes applications for the state’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Howard, Moniteau and Osage counties. Colita Harvey, housing program manager of Central

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