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Raytown School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Feb. 11

Raytown School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Feb. 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Considered approving an agreement with Glorioso Resources LLC. According to the agenda, the agreement is intended to: … develop a strategic plan to aid the Raytown School District in achieving its goal of securing the … Continue reading

If it’s July 1, it must be … time to protect teachers’ constitutional rights again

Today is July 1, the deadline for public school districts in Missouri to comply with a particular requirement of the state’s new Amy Hestir Student Protection Act. And — despite the fact that it’s usually a good thing for districts to comply with the law — there’s a problem. Pretend you’re a high school teacher, … Continue reading

Policy Changes & Proposed Budget on Agenda for Liberty School Board This Evening

Liberty School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, June 25, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items – such as contracting for Braille services and setting school start times — board members have a full schedule. They will review a budget proposal and consider suggested district policy changes. District administrators will suggest changes and additions to a long list … Continue reading

Liberty Board of Education to Meet Monday Evening

The Liberty School District’s Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, Dec. 19, in a closed session at 6 p.m. and a regular session at 7 p.m. that is open to the public. According to the agenda, the board will be reviewing policy updates and will receive the official results of last month’s special election. One important … Continue reading

Missouri Educators Fear Proposed State Sales Tax Would Mean Less Money For Schools

Petitions are circulating in Missouri this fall, and if enough registered voters sign, then the state will place the Missouri Income Tax Initiative — which supporters call the FairTax and opponents call the Everything Tax — on the ballot next November as a proposed constitutional amendment. If the initiative succeeds, then there would be an … Continue reading

School Board Members Network, Work on Advanced Certification at Annual Conference

Those who attended last weekend’s Missouri School Boards’ Association (MSBA) annual conference will be bringing increased skills and knowledge home to their districts. Session topics ranged from playground safety to homeless students to negotiating superintendent contracts. For each session, attendees had the opportunity to earn a credit toward advanced board member certification. According to Missouri … Continue reading

Missouri Board Approves 2% Cost-of-Living Increase for Retired Teachers

Next January, retired teachers and school employees in Missouri — who did not get a cost-of-living increase this year — will receive a small raise. Monday, the PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees approved a 2 percent Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) that will go into effect January 1. PSRS/PEERS is the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems … Continue reading

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