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New Assessments for Future Missouri Teachers Being Phased In Over Next Two Years

News from Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: Vol. 47, No. 17 April 10, 2013 New Assessments for Future Teachers Being Phased In Over Next Two Years As Missouri’s new standards for educator preparation take effect, several changes are ahead for students working to obtain teacher certification. The standards, approved by the State Board … Continue reading

Meet An Average Missouri Public School Teacher

Female: 78.8% of Missouri teachers are women. Caucasian: About 95% of Missouri teachers are white. (In contrast, about 84% of people living in Missouri are white.) Age: 35 years old Experience: No more than 10 years Data source: Recruitment and Retention of Teachers in Missouri Public Schools; A Report to the Missouri General Assembly December 2012 _______________________________ Read our … Continue reading

Meet An Average Kansas Public School Teacher

Female: 75% of Kansas teachers are women. Caucasian: 97% of Kansas teachers are white. (In contrast, about 87% of people living in Kansas are white.) Age: 52 years old Experience: 7 years Most common reason for leaving the profession: Retirement Annual Salary: $35,000 (down from $50,000 at the beginning of the Great Recession) Teaches: Elementary School Data source: Personnel report, … Continue reading

Raymore-Peculiar School Board Projects $1.3 Million Deficit This Year

Teachers in the Raymore-Peculiar School District are making a little more money this year, the superintendent is not, and the district is operating on a deficit budget approved by the Board of Education with two dissenting votes. Salaries for teachers — who did not receive raises last year — increased by $600. Most administrators — … Continue reading


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