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Education Officials Endorse Missouri Schools Plan

First step would be to assist unaccredited and partially-accredited districts.

03/21/2014

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Hearings Will Focus on Unaccredited Missouri Schools

Missouri education officials are planning a series of public hearings on ideas for helping unaccredited school districts boost student achievement.

01/27/2014

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Washington U. to Sponsor All-Girls Charter School

A new charter school for girls in St. Louis will focus on math, engineering and technology while trying to close the gender gap in the male-dominated hard sciences.

01/16/2014

A less packed Normandy Public Schools meeting this month. Meeting is for parents/teachers to ask DESE questions.  (KMOX/Allison Blood)

Lackluster Turnout at Missouri Education Dept. Meeting in Normandy

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro says she is “open to any and every idea.”

12/12/2013

Hundreds of attendees listen to Normandy School District and state education officials at Normandy High School on November 11, 2013.

Normandy Education Meeting Leaves More Questions Than Answers

Several parents made signs, calling on education officials to “protect our kids” and “support neighborhood schools.”

11/12/2013

A bus carrying students from the Missouri School for the Deaf overturned on August 2, 2013. Photo via KMOV.

15 Deaf Students Injured in Montgomery Co. Bus Crash

The incident occurred around 1:30 Friday afternoon as the bus was exiting Interstate 70 at the Danforth exit.

08/02/2013

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Should Mo. Change School Accreditation Process?

Elected school board of St. Louis Public School District thinks so.

07/20/2013

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Missouri Schools Struggle With New Evaluation System

No accreditation changes planned with current data, however.

01/06/2013

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Standards For Teachers In Missouri Are On The Rise

Teachers out of college already must have a higher grade point average, but now even the college they come from may be scrutinized.

12/27/2012

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Tuition Dispute Could Hold Up Kansas City Student Transfers

The Education Department is awaiting the outcome of a court case filed after a suburban St. Louis district kept out transfer seekers.

12/19/2011

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