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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

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 5

The Missouri State Board of Education and five local school boards met during the fifth week of November. Kansas Kansas City Highlight: Reviewed proposed platform for 2013 session of the state legislature. Shawnee Mission Highlights: Unanimously voted to approve a report on the district’s annual fiscal audit. Considered re-adopting a district policy governing the “School … 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 4

Eight local school boards met last week. Kansas Gardner-Edgerton Highlight: Supervising projects funded by the sale of $72 million in school bond debt approved by voters earlier this year. Kansas City, Kansas Highlight: Routine responsibilities of governance Shawnee Mission Highlights: Taking advantage of favorable interest rates to save money for the district by refinancing some … Continue reading

September School Board Reports — Week 2

Seventeen local school boards met last week. Kansas Basehor-Linwood Highlights: Heard a School Resource Officer update Heard an enrollment update (School funding is based on enrollment) Considered proposed changes to district policies Blue Valley Highlights: Approved a name for the 143rd Street campus. It will be known as the Blue Valley Hilltop Campus. Acquisition of … Continue reading

Hurdling Into The Future of Accreditation In Missouri

Close your eyes and visualize yourself as a runner. Not just any runner. A hurdler running around a high school athletic track, gauging the distance to each hurdle, leaping with a lift of the thigh and just barely clearing the obstacle. You know you aren’t the best hurdler on the track, but this race was … Continue reading

Missouri Accreditation: New Scoring Guide Will Hold Districts to Higher Standards

This just in from the Missouri State Department of Education: Missouri State Board of Education Supports MSIP 5 Scoring Guide New guide supports higher standards to increase academic achievement The State Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday stating its support for the new Missouri School Improvement Program (MSIP) 5 Scoring Guide. After more than two … Continue reading

New Accreditation Scoring Guide Now Available for Missouri Districts

Missouri now has a scoring guide to accompany its new accreditation standards. Starting May 1 and continuing through the summer, educators will be attending a series of informational meetings and webinars to learn about the new guide and how it will apply to their districts. State Board of Education members heard a report about the … Continue reading

It’s the New Year, and KCMO Schools Are No Longer Accredited. But What Does That Mean?

At midnight on Saturday, people throughout the metro area rang in the New Year. But more than 16,000 students in the Kansas City, Missouri district had little reason to celebrate, because they are no longer attending accredited schools. To earn accreditation, public schools in Missouri must meet standards set by the Department of Elementary and … Continue reading

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