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Missouri State Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 22

The Missouri State Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 22. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Unanimously voted to amend rule 5 CSR 20-400.280 governing required assessments for professional education certification Unanimously voted to support legislation that would allow schools to treat policies and planning addressing school safety issues as as … Continue reading

Hurdling Into The Future of Accreditation In Missouri

Close your eyes and visualize yourself as a runner. Not just any runner. A hurdler running around a high school athletic track, gauging the distance to each hurdle, leaping with a lift of the thigh and just barely clearing the obstacle. You know you aren’t the best hurdler on the track, but this race was … Continue reading

Vote April 3: Kansas City, Missouri Board of Education Candidates (Subdistrict Five)

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in ten local districts, and election day will be Tuesday, April 3. In the Kansas City, Missouri School District, there are four write-in candidates vying for the seat in subdistrict three: Candace Koba Has responded to the KC Education Enterprise survey: https://kceducationenterprise.org/2012/03/30/kansas-city-missouri-school-board-candidate-candace-koba/ Campaign website: http://candacekoba2012.com/2012/03/27/what-this-election-means-to-the-5th-subdistrict/ Facebook campaign page: http://www.facebook.com/CandaceKC Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/#!/Candace_Koba Demonte Rochester … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri School Board Candidate: Candace Koba

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in ten local districts, and election day will be Tuesday, April 3. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. Candace Koba, who is running for election to a seat representing district … Continue reading

Missouri: High Standards but Average Student Achievement

The goal of Missouri’s State Board of Education is for student achievement to rank in the top 10 in the nation by the year 2020. In December, the board will vote on proposed new standards they hope will help accomplish that goal. This week, during the board’s August monthly meeting, they gave the go-ahead to … Continue reading


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