March 13, 2020 6:15 PM
The census happens only once every 10 years and with technological advances over the past decade, it's now being offered online.
March 13, 2020 4:48 PM
Missouri Southern State University is putting plans into place to limit the risk of spreading the coronavirus, including moving all classes online and closing campus.
March 13, 2020 4:13 PM
Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri suspends in-person classes effective immediately. They will move to an all-online or other alternative method of course delivery starting Monday, March 16, 2020 and continuing through April 5, 2020. The college says this is not a closure, college operations will continue.
March 13, 2020 12:55 PM
As the instances of COVID-19 increase in the U.S., Pittsburg State University is modifying operations to minimize the impact, effective Monday, March 16.
March 12, 2020 5:16 PM
Officials suspend all in-person classes and activities for the USD #484 School District in Wilson County, Kansas during the week of March 23-27, 2020.
March 11, 2020 5:23 PM
Senate Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday to overturn a rule backed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that would have limited the student debt relief granted to people defrauded by for-profit colleges — an unusual bipartisan move to undo a Trump administration initiative to weaken an Obama-era policy.
March 10, 2020 7:38 PM
KOAM spoke with representatives from Pittsburg State University and Missouri Southern State University about how they're preparing for possible COVID-19 cases.
March 6, 2020 3:53 PM
In a high-tech world where so many are constantly connected to devices, students in Carl Junction are getting back to the basics with a class called "Outdoor Pursuits."
March 5, 2020 1:09 PM
The federal government has decided to delay changing the way it determines funding for rural education after a bipartisan group of lawmakers said the move would hurt hundreds of schools.
March 4, 2020 10:11 PM
A junior at Joplin High School checked out some equipment over Christmas break and came back with an award winning documentary.
March 2, 2020 3:54 PM
Today is Read Across America Day in the United States, so Jesse Irwin stopped by Frank Layden Elementary School in Frontenac to see what the faculty have planned.
March 1, 2020 8:14 PM
Missouri Southern begins its Harry Potter-themed Literature Week in earnest with an educational discussion based on the intersection of the popular magical series and the Christian community.
February 26, 2020 6:45 PM
16-year-old Emily Wachter was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome when she was 15. Now, only a year later, she's going to go to capital hill to tell lawmakers about her journey.
February 26, 2020 5:41 PM
Joplin Schools is pleased to announce Nathan Stewart as the new Principal of Royal Heights Elementary. The last two years, Stewart has served as the assistant principal at Cecil Floyd Elementary.
February 26, 2020 2:40 PM
Around 150 high school students from the area gathered at Crowder College in Neosho today for the second annual Engineering Day.
February 26, 2020 2:01 PM
An East Newton bus driver's actions help save the life of a student.