Fiber Optic Internet Access

Audio: Missouri Representatives want reporting requirement about student access to broadband

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) could be required to report annually about the number of K-12 students with limited or no access to high-speed internet at home. During a House committee hearing, Representative Louis Riggs, R-Hannibal, said he is proposing to require the department to include the total number of students […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District lifts boil advisories

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District on Monday morning lifted two recently-issued precautionary boil advisories. Those advisories had involved rural water customers on Sullivan County Route C between Garden drive and highway 129 including Garden and Hazelwood drive, and Route V between Route C and Vickers Road including Redcliff, Glacier, Tower, and Table Roads. These […]

Regional Teachers of the Year

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announces Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced the 2021 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year, with the 34 selected teachers now under consideration to be named the 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year. Committees comprised of education peers and key stakeholders from each Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) in Missouri selected the 2021 […]