Posts Tagged: education

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Illinois education board approves additional funding plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois State Board of Education has approved a plan to feed $97 million into Illinois schools with the greatest f...
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Governor Rauner expresses concerns over new standardized tests

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he’s “a little worried” about new standardized tests linked to Common...
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Missouri House endorses technical certificate program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Supporters say a measure to set minimum standards for career and technical education certificates in Missouri provide...
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SLU names new Provost

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A Delaware university official has been chosen to serve as the new provost of Saint Louis University. The St. Louis Post-Dispat...
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Gov. Rauner defends salary for education official

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is defending the $250,000 salary for a former Chicago charter schools executive who’s spearheadi...
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Missouri bill to ban aid for immigrant students advances

Jefferson City, MO ( KTRS ) – A bill to prevent immigrants without lawful status from receiving in-state tuition or state aid for higher educat...
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States to wield Missouri ruling on Common Core test group

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Opponents of Common Core are using a recent Missouri court ruling as fodder to ax tests based on the national education s...
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Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education

Jefferson City, Mo ( KTRS ) Community colleges and K-12 education would get larger funding boosts under a House Budget Committee proposal than those r...
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Judge rules Normandy transfer students cannot be rejected

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS )  A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge has ruled that area school districts cannot reject transfer students from the Normandy...
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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...