Missouri Senate Backs Education Funding IncreaseThe Missouri Senate endorsed a budget plan Monday that ensures a funding increase for public education but will require negotiations with the House to hammer out the final specifics.
No Electronic Tracking of Students in MissouriLegislature bans radio frequency i.d. procedure
Mo. School Funding Gap Hits Some More than OthersSome Missouri schools are hurting due to a state funding shortfall.
Missouri Senators Debate School Legislation Debate over legislation taking aim at a student transfer law
Gun Safety For Mo. 1st GradersGov. Jay Nixon signs bill encouraging NRA developed course.
Computerize Tests Pose Challenges For Mo. SchoolsBy the 2014-15 school year, Missouri districts will be required to use computer-based assessments.
Mo. Omnibus Education Bill Moves Forward "I would argue that the bill may, in fact, help students in St. Louis and in Kansas City, but it is broadsweeping throughout the state."
Funding Missouri Schools with Red Light Cameras "Don't put in speed cameras or red light cameras to raise revenue. It's a hidden form of revenue that I think is unconstitutional and unfair."
24 Missouri School Districts Academic Failures Only two districts, the provisionally accredited Kansas City district and the unaccredited Riverview Gardens district in the St.Louis area, met just three of 14 performance standards.
Alternate Lifestyles Web Sites in SchoolsThe American Civil Liberties Union sent letters to about 15 districts on alternate lifestyle web sites.
Funding for Missouri Colleges and Universities CutMissouri lawmakers pass $23B budget for next year.