Columbia Public Schools

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Empowering the Next Generation 

I am honored to be one of the first to extend my heartfelt congratulations to the…

Be Well

Dr. Brian Yearwood discusses the pursuit of wellness in Columbia Public Schools.

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Serving Our Scholars

Did you know Columbia Public Schools serves more than 2.4 million meals to scholars each…

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Nonprofits Make Columbia and Its Public Schools Better 

Dr. Brian Yearwood discusses how nonprofits are helping the Columbia community and its public schools better.

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School Budgeting

A Glimpse into Columbia Public Schools’ Budget Development Process.

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Inspiring Greatness Throughout CPS

In August, we gathered all of our nearly 3,000 employees together for the first time…

Dr Brian Yearwood and Mathew Gass

Increasing Access to Healthcare to Boost Student Success

Children can only learn if their basic needs are taken care of and they are…

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Students Reap Dividends of Early College

Imagine a scenario where a high school student graduates from college before graduating from high…

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Agriculture and Columbia Public Schools

Dr. Brian Yearwood discusses agriculture and Columbia Public Schools.

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Supporting Public Schools is Good Business

Dr. Brian Yearwood discusses the district’s Partners in Education program which has provided an avenue for more than 250 Columbia businesses to be actively engaged in our schools.

Celebrating Similarities and Differences

Celebrating Similarities and Differences

It’s important for our community to know that Columbia Public Schools is focused on achievement…


CPS Inspires Creativity

When it came to local schoolchildren’s contribution to CoMo 200, Columbia’s official bicentennial celebration, CPS…