Missouri Department of Education

Dr. Margie Vandeven (Missouri DESE photo)

Dr. Margie Vandeven Named DESE Commissioner

She has been with the state education department for nine years, recently a deputy commissioner

12/17/2014

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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

A stock photo of Harris-Stowe State College, now Harris-Stowe State University.

Enrollment, Graduation Rates Slipping at Harris Stowe

Harris Stowe has a capacity of 2500 students, but current enrollment sits at about 1200.

03/27/2014

A Normandy resident holds a sign at a meeting at Normandy High School on November 11, 2013 (KMOX News/Allison Blood).

School Transfer Meeting Moved to Wednesday

Missouri Dept. of Education seeks public input on handling unaccredited school situations.

02/04/2014

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Mo. To Pay For ACT, Reduce Some Testing Times

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced this week that the testing revisions will take effect next school year and shave $3.5 million from the testing budget.

01/25/2014

Missouri Discourages Mid-Year Student Transfers

Missouri education officials say it’s in the best interest of students transferring from unaccredited to accredited school districts to do so at the beginning of the school year.

10/12/2013

Photo: KMOX

Tuition Payments Squeezing Normandy’s Budget

A spokes person for the district said for the partial month of August the total to be paid to other districts is $750,000.

09/12/2013

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Riverview Receives First Bill For Transfer Students

A spokeswoman says the total for about three weeks in August, for 544 students in 14 schools, is $398,400.

09/11/2013

Photo: KMOX

Mo. Board of Education Weighs Options For Normandy District

“What’s on the table right now is we can install a special administrative board, we can break up the district and give it to other districts, or even close down the district”

07/16/2013

Cathy Cartier (photo courtesy: Affton School District)

Affton Teacher Is Tops In Missouri

Cathy Cartier will represent the state at the national competition.

08/12/2012

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