Groups Connect MO Youth In Foster Care With Life, Work Skills

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Community partnerships in Missouri are working to help young people, either in or aging out of foster care, connect with resources they need to start their independent lives, and the pandemic has brought added financial hardship for many.

At the conclusion of Missouri's Regular 2021 Legislative Session, the General Assembly approved several bills which directly affect Southeast Missouri State University.

HB 297, sponsored by Rep. Wayne Wallingford, from Cape Girardeau, modifies provisions in previous house bills related to higher education.  

Updated at 4 p.m. Nov. 16 with policy changes from the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Thanksgiving break will mark the end of in-person classes for tens of thousands of college students in the St. Louis region.

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A recent College Board survey revealed that one year of college education can cost more than $45,000. With rates for higher education continuing to rise, high school students and their families often scramble to manage the financial responsibility.