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Group Chosen to Create New Education Standards Off to Rough Start

The process to create new education standards in Missouri is underway, but the discussion on what to put in place instead of Common Core is anything but smooth.

10/01/2014

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Missouri’s Education Goals Under Review, Subject to Change

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.

09/24/2014

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Kachris Named as Education Department’s New Transition Officer

Kachris will serve as the department’s on-site liaison, as well as advisor, mentor, and consultant to superintendent Dr. Ty McNichols and his leadership staff.

07/18/2014

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Education Officials to Discuss Normandy Plans

The road map toward re-accreditation for Normandy schools will be laid out later today.

05/20/2014

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Education Officials Endorse Missouri Schools Plan

First step would be to assist unaccredited and partially-accredited districts.

03/21/2014

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State Education Officials Hold Public Hearing on Improvement Plans

Officials will hold a public hearing regarding the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s State Support and Intervention Plan on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in St. Louis.

02/25/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Mark Reardon: U.S. Senator Roy Blunt In Studio

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt joins us in studio to discuss Benghazi security breaches, ObamaCare, and Boeing.

01/23/2014

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Consultant Proposes Dismantling Failing Missouri School Districts

CEE-Trust was tapped to come up with a plan last year as a new state law gave the State Board of Education greater powers to intervene in troubled school systems.

01/14/2014

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Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer Overhaul

The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.

12/17/2013

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro

Missouri Auditor Wants Education Agency Documents

Tom Schweich has sent a letter to Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro seeking documents related to an initiative petition affecting teacher tenure.

12/13/2013

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