Jacob McCleland http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Accounted For: In Cape Girardeau, Good Attendance Falls On The Parents http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/accounted-cape-girardeau-good-attendance-falls-parents <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/krcu/audio/2014/05/Absenteeism_CapeGirardeau.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><div>Rhonda Dunham eases her way through the halls at Franklin Elementary School in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Back in the day she was a student at Franklin.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now she is the principal.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s quiet as Dunham strolls through the new, two-year-old facility. Very quiet. Most of the students are in their classrooms, studying away. Tue, 27 May 2014 14:54:23 +0000 Jacob McCleland 36480 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Accounted For: In Cape Girardeau, Good Attendance Falls On The Parents Accounted For: In Rural Missouri, Absenteeism Also A Problem http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/accounted-rural-missouri-absenteeism-also-problem-0 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 14:33:00 +0000 Jacob McCleland 35792 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Accounted For: In Rural Missouri, Absenteeism Also A Problem Congressional Candidates Go On The Offensive In Debate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/congressional-candidates-go-offensive-debate <div><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/krcu/audio/2013/05/2013_05_28_MO8Debate_FULL.mp3" class="asset-audio">Listen to the full debate between Missouri&#039;s Eighth District Congressional candidates on May 28, 2013.</a><p>Candidates for Missouri’s Eighth Congressional seat went on the offensive in a debate Tuesday night at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus in Cape Girardeau. Wed, 29 May 2013 14:30:35 +0000 Jacob McCleland 26843 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Congressional Candidates Go On The Offensive In Debate