Kay Murnan talks with Springfield School Board Vice President Kris Callen about a proposal that would require school districts to spend at least 65 percent of their budgets on certain classroom expenditures.
The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, Republican Gary Nodler of Joplin says he's working on legislation that would require school districts to tell the state whether they're providing adequate local financial support. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
According to author Wayne Glenn, The Ozarks Greatest Hits; A Photo History of Music in the Ozarks, is aimed at preserving important people, places, and things related to Ozarks music through photographs taken from the 1800s into the 1970s.
Mike Smith recently talked with Glenn about the book and filed this report:
Winter isn't hard only on people, pets have to endure the cold temperatures as well. The Humane Society of Missouri has some tips on how to care for pets in the winter. KSMU's Christy Hendricks reports.
For their service to foster children and families in the Ozarks, Bill and Virginia Darr were named recipients of the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. Mike Smith has the story:
Poverty and healthcare access are two challenges facing Springfield and Greene County that are highlighted in a new community report card. The second Community Focus report card for Springfield and Greene County was released at a press conference Wednesday. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
The Missouri State volleyball team earned the Missouri Valley Conference's automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament and will play the 10th-ranked University of Missouri Tigers in the first round Friday at 7:30 p.m., in Columbia, Mo.