State Board of Education

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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

February School Board Meetings — Week 3

The Missouri State Board of Education and three local school boards met during the third week of February. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Turner Missouri State Board of Education Liberty ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources: http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ … Continue reading

December School Board Meetings — Week 2

The Kansas State Board of Education and 19 local school boards met during the second week of December. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Heard a report about how the state sets academic standards for student standardized tests. Considered allowing student participation in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) to satisfy the state’s physical … Continue reading

Neighbor and Roberts Vying to Represent District 2 on Kansas State Board of Education

Kansans trying to decide between two State Board of Education candidates by voting along party lines will encounter some cognitive dissonance. That’s because one candidate — Cindy Neighbor — was a Republican who is now a Democrat. And the other candidate — Steve Roberts — was an Independent who is now a Republican. The two … Continue reading

Provisional Accreditation: Hickman Mills Downgraded By State Board of Education

THIS JUST IN FROM THE HICKMAN MILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 18, 2012 DISTRICT RECEIVES PROVISIONAL ACCREDITATION FROM STATE Members of the State Board of Education approved the recommendation of Commissioner of Education Dr. Chris Nicastro and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and gave the Hickman Mills C-1 School District provisional … Continue reading

Guest Reporter: Missouri Pilots Early Childhood Assessment Program This Fall

by Mary Jo Hackett Missouri is not losing ground in the nation’s race to educate its’ children. Instead, we are stagnant. We are treading water. We are mediocre. Rather than wallow in our failures, though, the Missouri State Board of Education met to discuss progress of a pilot program to pull us up by our … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 3

The Kansas State Board of Education and thirteen local school boards met last week. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Hearing an update on the state’s No Child Left Behind Flexibility Waiver from the federal government Hearing an update on Kansas’ participation in development of the national Next Generation Science Standards Receiving a presentation regarding … Continue reading

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(AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court questioned Monday whether voters should still get a say on a trio of pocketbook initiatives this November if it rules that the auditor didn’t have the authority to estimate the measures’ effect on state revenues. At issue before the seven-member high court are…

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

Teacher Evaluation System Changing in Missouri

The way the state of Missouri evaluates teacher effectiveness is changing, and members of the State Board of Education may approve the new evaluation system during their June meeting. Board members heard an update on the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s development of the new system during their April board meeting. The system is based … Continue reading


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