Every freshman education major at Southeast Missouri State University will rent an iPad Air as part of an effort to teach teachers how to be tech-savvy.
Some Missouri schools are hurting due to a state funding shortfall.
The district contended they would have to have $5 million to make it through the academic year without becoming insolvent. The House approved the $5 million, but the Senate didn’t go along.
The governor talked about his agenda for public education-saying he wants to avoid fiscally irresponsible experiments that would take money out of public schools.
The bill Thursday includes money to keep Normandy School District afloat.
Educators are asking Illinois lawmakers to be judicious as the state’s school funding formula is re-examined this year.
Those who attend a struggling school could transfer to a better school.
The for-profit school chain supposedly pressures students into taking out expensive loans.
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.
Students urge the state to let them substitute traditional academic classes for agriculture, career and technical courses.