The Democratic governor wants to fully fund Missouri’s school formula by the time he leaves office in January 2017.
Missouri’s current budget provides almost $3.1 billion in basic aid to elementary and secondary schools.
Gov. Jay Nixon says he’ll propose “substantially” higher funding for Missouri’s public colleges and universities next year while also boosting resources for financial aid and scholarships.
The formula would divide higher education funding into six main categories within each institution.
After months of fighting about an alleged sweetheart land deal involving taxpayer money, the History Museum is getting the full amount of taxpayer funding for the coming year.
Illinois officials and the physicians they regulate are at odds over how to fairly cover the costs of a watchdog unit that investigates complaints against doctors.
Missouri’s governor sounded some positive words Monday about the state helping foot the bill for replacing the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
“We actually have some programming in our state, that again, seems to be somewhat tenuous,” Nancy Spargo.
To avoid a lost generation of children with mental and health problems, it will take additional funding.
The plan outlined Monday for a joint House and Senate Education Committee is part of an attempt to develop a funding formula for higher education institutions.