A new study released on Tuesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality and U.S. World & News Report called out teacher education programs for not adequately preparing new teachers for the classroom.
The report looked at more than 1,100 schools of education, and concluded the vast majority of teacher programs do not give new teachers an adequate return on their investment of time or tuition.
University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton announced Wednesday that he will retire in November of this year. Deaton says there are no negative motivations behind his retirement. He said the time was right, and he wants to spend more time with family.
Chancellor Deaton said recruitment and retention of faculty, growth in research, and campus diversity are among his proudest achievements as chancellor.
Marlin Shaw, 21, of Cairo, sweeps up dust and debris May 23 from the house he and his Youth Build teammates are working to repair in Cairo.
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Marlin Shaw, middle, hands Shannon McDonald, assistant professor of architecture at SIU, left, an artifact May 23 from the house Youth Build is repairing as James Biggerstaff looks on. McDonald is keeping and any old items found in the house during constr