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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

District Policies to Comply With New State Law on Agenda for Raytown School Board Tonight

Raytown School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as accepting a gift of two boxes of hair color for the career center and renewing a contract with a drug-testing vendor, board members will consider revising district policies. According to the Missouri School Boards’ Association … 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

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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