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Raytown School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

Raytown School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: News that the district is featured in a chapter of a new book from Lead + Learn Press, Getting Started With Rigorous Curriculum Design; and A legislative update. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news … Continue reading

Grandview School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, March 14

Grandview School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, March 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Announcement of the resignation of board member Bob Stewart; A report on estimated tax levies for 2013; and Considered revising district policies. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and … 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

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

Blue Springs School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

The Blue Springs School District Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A legislative update; and Commissioning four school officers. According to the agenda: In accordance with Missouri Revised Statute Section 162.215, the Blue Springs Board of Education is authorized to commission school officers to … 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

Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

Shawnee Mission School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was voting unanimously to hire Independence School District Superintendent Jim Hinson as the new superintendent for the Shawnee Mission School District. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national … Continue reading

Piper School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

Piper School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on implementation of the new national Common Core State Standards, which Kansas has adopted A report on plans to offer preschool to three-year-old district residents beginning next fall Considering a proposal to sponsor … Continue reading

Lansing School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

Lansing School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a report on construction and design planning for the new high school. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources:http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ Or you can sign up for a … Continue reading

Kansas City, Kansas School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, March 12

The Kansas City, Kansas School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, March 12. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on the district’s Early Warning System. According to the agenda: The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools has established a goal that “Each student will exit high school prepared for college … Continue reading

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