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Missouri Legislature Sends Measure to Reform Unaccredited Schools to the Governor’s Desk

This just in from the Missouri Senate Majority Caucus Communications Director: Legislature Sends Measure To Reform Unaccredited Schools to the Governor’s Desk Bill Also Streamlines Missouri Tenure Laws JEFFERSON CITY— During the recently concluded legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly sent the Governor a measure aimed at helping students in failing school districts. This legislation, Senate Bill … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri School District Board of Education Meeting — Wednesday, March 13

The Kansas City, Missouri School District’s Board of Education met Wednesday evening, March 13. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: An update on the district’s efforts to regain accreditation under the state’s new Missouri School Improvement Program 5 (MSIP 5) requirements; A plan classifying schools as “Green, Yellow, or Red” and explaining improvement … Continue reading

Missouri Senate Approves Measure to Allow Quicker State Takeover of Unaccredited Schools

This just in from the Senate Majority Caucus communications office: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2013 Senate Approves Measure to Assist Unaccredited Schools Bill Removes the Two-Year Waiting Period Before State Can Intervene JEFFERSON CITY— A bill aimed at helping students in failing school districts was given final approval by the Senate today by a … Continue reading

Excelsior Springs School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

Excelsior Springs School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a review of district results under the state’s new accountability and accreditation system, the Missouri School Improvement Program (MSIP) 5. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and … Continue reading

November School Board Meetings — Week 3

The Kansas State Board of Education and 21 local school boards met during the third week of November. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Considered adopting an official state definition of the phrase “College and Career ready.” Districts throughout the state are phasing in the new national Common Core Standards, which the state board has … Continue reading

October School Board Reports — Week 3

The Kansas and Missouri State Boards of Education as well as eight local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlight: Routine responsibilities of governance Hickman Mills Highlight: Received metal detector search log summary and police report State Board of Education Highlights: Heard an update on the new Kansas Educator Evaluation Protocol (KEEP), the … Continue reading

Hickman Mills: Educating For A Lifetime of Success?

Hickman Mills is the only one of the 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area placing a metal detector log sheet and police report on the agenda of every board of education meeting. That same board chose to honor students at only six of their monthly meetings last year. Earlier this month, Missouri’s State … Continue reading

September School Board Reports — Week 3

Both state boards of education and eight local school boards met last week. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Discussed educational issues state board members might like to recommend to the 2013 state legislature. Considered establishing a joint council with the Kansas Board of Regents that would meet annually to coordinate action on interests that … Continue reading

Provisional Accreditation: Hickman Mills Downgraded By State Board of Education

THIS JUST IN FROM THE HICKMAN MILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 18, 2012 DISTRICT RECEIVES PROVISIONAL ACCREDITATION FROM STATE Members of the State Board of Education approved the recommendation of Commissioner of Education Dr. Chris Nicastro and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and gave the Hickman Mills C-1 School District provisional … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 4

Nine local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlights: Routine but necessary responsibilities of governance Gardner-Edgerton Highlights: Held a public budget hearing and considered approving a budget for the 2012-13 school year Lee’s Summit Highlights: Hearing an enrollment report from Superintendent David McGehee. Public school funding depends on enrollment, and the final enrollment … Continue reading

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