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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

Fort Osage School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, March 12

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, March 12. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Considered approving revision of the district policy governing “Graduation Requirements”; Heard a report about the Missouri Highway Patrol’s annual bus inspection; Heard a report about safety and security improvements; Heard a report about sequestration … Continue reading

Missouri State Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

The Missouri State Board of Education met Monday, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on education-related bills under consideration during the 2013 session of the Missouri General Assembly; An update on development of the budget for the 2014 fiscal year; and A study of proficiency-based learning (also referred … Continue reading

Kansas State Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, March 12

The Kansas State Board of Education met Tuesday, March 12. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on proposed standards for history, government and social studies. A copy of the proposed standards is included in the agenda, which explains: The purpose of the document is to provide guidance to districts, schools, … 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

Originally posted on 20 Pounds Of Headlines:
KC Star: JEFFERSON CITY — A bill that would have allowed the state to immediately take over the failing Kansas City Public Schools died in the Missouri House on Friday without coming up for a vote. House Education Committee Chairman Scott Dieckhaus would not allow the legislation to proceed…

MO Legislature Sends $24 Billion State Operating Budget to the Governor

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Missouri Senate Convenes With Vows of Support for Public Education

Education issues will be a priority for the Missouri Senate, according to President Pro Tem Robert N. Mayer. He delivered the opening address at the second regular session of the 96th General Assembly, which convened Wednesday in Jefferson City. “We will continue to make education a priority in funding and resources in the 2012 legislative … Continue reading

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