The 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.
Legislature bans radio frequency i.d. procedure
Some Missouri schools are hurting due to a state funding shortfall.
Debate over legislation taking aim at a student transfer law
Gov. Jay Nixon signs bill encouraging NRA developed course.
By the 2014-15 school year, Missouri districts will be required to use computer-based assessments.
“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.”
“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.”
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.
The American Civil Liberties Union sent letters to about 15 districts on alternate lifestyle web sites.