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The U.S. Bank Foundation contributes $30,000 to the Efactory and Missouri SBDC to start the initiative.
Newsmakers in the areas of advertising, architecture, education, industrial, law, municipal and nonprofit.
SBJ interviews Penney Rector, who recently moved to private practice to open the Springfield law office of Mickes O’Toole.
Paige Oxendine takes a job with Habitat Communication & Culture.
The board is expected to hear recommendations on Oct. 11, according to a district spokesperson.
School officials say the giving total over 13 months shatters previous record.
Enrollment for those pupils has been on the decline in recent academic years.
Evangel University's Jon Spence: "As educators, we equip future generations of learners to inherit their place in society. This is an essential role, and our culture looks to us to make sure these students are prepared."
Executive Editor Christine Temple discusses K-12 public education with area superintendents.
Drury University professor Laurie Edmondson: "Now more than ever, public schools need the support of every community member."
The National Center for Education Statistics reported that in fall 2019, the most recent period for which private school enrollment data is available, about 4.7 million students, roughly 9%, in kindergarten through grade 12 were enrolled in private schools, a figure mostly unchanged since 2009.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, education, health care and tourism.
Inquiries from restaurants to find chefs and cooks come in constantly to local culinary arts programs, officials say, reflecting a challenge for the food service industry that’s existed since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The funding goes toward theological training at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.
Advanced Concrete and Donco 3 aim to fill workforce gap.
The program also recently received a Foundation for SPS donation.
Bolivar Technical and Cox colleges were selected among 11 organizations statewide.
Grenita Lathan is interviewed for SBJ's 12 People You Need to Know series.
An Imperial Inc. distribution center is being built in Rogersville.
Springfield coffee shop closing
Mexican restaurant chain expands to Springfield
Breaking News: Drury president resigns abruptly
Commercial project in the works near Campbell, Sunset
Springfield theater vet Jerry-Mac Johnston dies
Missouri lawmaker seeks to cut funding for public libraries