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CPS struggles with staffing shortages

Jenna Lin and Ryan Tunks December 18, 2023

Staffing shortages are a prevalent issue school districts are facing across the nation, and Columbia Public Schools (CPS) is no exception. The district has been struggling with a significant surge in...

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Ann Fitzmaurice February 26, 2018
During her seventh grade class, sophomore Lydia Olmsted received an assignment her teacher explicitly referred to as the “dumb kid” worksheet. The teacher wasn’t confident in Olmsted’s abilities, not because she was behind in math or any of her classmates, but because Olmsted was born blind.
Center of Responsive Education integral yet overlooked

Center of Responsive Education integral yet overlooked

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2017
Though many students drive past the Center of Responsive Education building every day, many don't realize the important work going on inside. Many students with disabilities rely on the school to provide specialized education.
Greitens to support school choice options

Greitens to support school choice options

Rochita Ghosh February 3, 2017
Gov. Eric Greitens pushes for school choice options for special education students in Missouri.
RBHS hosts Special Olympics, competes in United Challenge

RBHS hosts Special Olympics, competes in United Challenge

Ji-Ho Lee May 1, 2016

Whether they run, throw, volunteer or cheer, students participate and assist with the annual United Challenge, headed by the Bruins United club. This afternoon at 4 p.m. at Battle High School, students...

Students make preparations for annual United Challenge event

Students make preparations for annual United Challenge event

Nicole Schroeder March 23, 2016
The third annual United Challenge, which will take place Apr. 28 at Battle High School, will allow for students with disabilities to compete against other high schools from around the district, and has provided a unique experience for past and present volunteers.
The national sequester could result in education funding cuts. These would most directly affect the Title I preschool and special education programs. Photo by Maddy Jones

Sequester threatens Title I, special ed

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj April 18, 2013

For months, automatic across-the-board cuts were a looming threat, but now they are reality. Congress must come up with a new budget to reduce the impact of sequestration, which started March 1, 2013. This...

Programs pay special attention to disabilities

Programs pay special attention to disabilities

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj October 29, 2012

In an ordinary corner of RBHS, past the expansive art hallway and just before the journalism rooms, some of the school’s most extraordinary learning happens. This cluster of rooms is home to 17 of the...

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