Speaker-elect Announces Proposal to Abolish Missouri LotteryThe top Missouri House education leader fully supports the incoming Speaker of the House's proposal to abolish the state's lottery.
Local School Officials to Speak in Jefferson City TodayRep. Mike Lair, R-Chillicothe, will hear from education officials from across the state in Jefferson City on Tuesday afternoon, including the heads of failing districts in St. Louis.
State Rep. Says 'Don't Get Sick' Bill Would Break Poverty CycleSome call it the 'Don't Get Sick' bill, others the 'Breaking the Poverty Cycle' bill. Regardless, it's making waves in Jefferson City.
Higher Education Institutions Favor Performance-Based State FundingNixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.