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SEMO Will Provide Education Majors with iPads

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.

03/21/2014

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Mo. School Funding Gap Hits Some More than Others

Some Missouri schools are hurting due to a state funding shortfall.

03/19/2014

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Senate Reduces Aid to Normandy to $1.5M

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.

03/11/2014

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Governor Nixon Addresses St. Louis Area School Leaders

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.

03/08/2014

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Missouri House Approves Mid-Year Spending Bill to Fund Normandy

The bill Thursday includes money to keep Normandy School District afloat.

03/06/2014

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School Officials Object to Single Funding Formula

Educators are asking Illinois lawmakers to be judicious as the state’s school funding formula is re-examined this year.

03/04/2014

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Missouri Senate Endorses Education Legislation

Those who attend a struggling school could transfer to a better school.

02/26/2014

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ITT Technical Institute Sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The for-profit school chain supposedly pressures students into taking out expensive loans.

02/26/2014

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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

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Students Push for Career Courses

Students urge the state to let them substitute traditional academic classes for agriculture, career and technical courses.

02/13/2014

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