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Groups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri’s learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.
It was a night of congratulations for the Riverview Garden’s School district as the state education department met with parents for an update on the district’s progress.
Educators and parents chosen to rewrite learning benchmarks for Missouri children are divided on how to move forward.
Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro said Monday that she plans to resign later this year, ending a tenure during which she repeatedly came under criticism as the state adopted new school accreditation standards and dealt with struggling districts.
Teachers in a southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District went on strike Thursday, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.
After 24 years at Southeast Missouri State University and the last 16 as president, Dr. Ken Dobbins has announced his retirement.
Newly released state data shows the struggling Normandy school district in St. Louis County saw its academic performance drop to the lowest in the state during a tumultuous school year that saw hundreds of its students transfer.
Supporters claim it would protect teachers in layoffs and promotions by tying their pay to student performance, while detractors say a one-size-fits-all approach isn’t best.
A lawsuit seeking to allow more Normandy School District students to transfer out of the district gets its first hearing this morning.