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New School Accreditation Rules Receive Approval From MO State Board of Education

One hour ago, Missouri’s education commissioner Chris Nicastro tweeted, “MSIP 5 was just approved by State Board of Education. Thanks to everyone who played a role in setting 21st Century standards for MO kids!” If you don’t know what that acronym means, then you’re not a public school administrator. It stands for version number five … Continue reading

Update on Status of Kansas City, Missouri School District

One hour ago, Missouri’s education commissioner Chris Nicastro tweeted, “State Board suggests change in law on intervention for unaccredited districts.” And the Kansas City Star is reporting that Mayor Sly James has sent a letter to the commissioner offering to take over control of the district, which is scheduled to lose accreditation January 1. Nicastro … Continue reading

MO State Board of Education Projects $714 Million Shortfall in School Funding by 2014

The clock is ticking, and time is running out on efforts to adequately fund education for public school students in the state of Missouri. Under discussion today at December’s State Board of Education meeting is the need to work with the governor and General Assembly to change the school funding formula before it’s too late. … Continue reading

Missourians Have 28 More Days to Comment on New School Accreditation Rules

Missourians, you have 28 more days to comment on MSIP 5. And if you don’t know what that acronym means, then you’re not a public school administrator. It stands for version number five of the Missouri School Improvement Program, which is the set of rules the state education department uses for district accreditation. The current MSIP … Continue reading

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