Posts Tagged: education

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Nixon set to deliver State of State, address begins at 7 p.m.

(KTRS) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to call for more education funding in his State of the State address. The Democratic governor will be spe...
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Missouri adopts minimum scores for new standardized test

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri is moving forward with testing for the national Common Core educational standards for schoolchildren. The St...
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Finalists named to serve as Missouri education commissioner

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Five finalists are vying to be chosen as the next Missouri commissioner of education. The State Board of Education th...
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Illinois lawmakers examine changes to school funding

CHICAGO (AP) – The head of a key House education committee says a hearing on a proposed overhaul of Illinois’ dated school funding formula...
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State slows down search for education commissioner

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Board of Education is slowing down the search to replace outgoing Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro ...
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Wentzville 3rd grade teacher wins prestigious award

Fox 2 news reports that a Wentzville teacher is the winner of a prestigious educator award. Jessical Karll, a third grade teacher at Discovery Ridge E...
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Missouri receives waivers for some parts of No Child Left Behind

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Education has extended Missouri’s waiver from some parts of the federal No Child Left Be...
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Parents, teachers prepare for fighting over common core

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Parents and teachers are hoping for the best but bracing for what could be months of fighting over education standard...
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Wynton Marsalis to christen St. Louis jazz center

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new performance space and educational center devoted exclusively to jazz will open in St. Louis in a few days time. Those beh...
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Parents, educators clash over common core changes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Educators and parents chosen to rewrite learning benchmarks for Missouri children are divided on how to move forward....