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Missouri Senate Backs Education Funding Increase

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.

04/29/2014

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More Talk on Funding Schools in Illinois

Illinois gives the least amount of state aid to its schools in the nation.

06/06/2012

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Mo. Budget Passes Senate Appropriations Committee

Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.

04/13/2012

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Nixon Restores Missouri’s Education Funding

Schools in Missouri will receive about $6.8 million that Jay Nixon previously cut.

04/10/2012

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Charter School Accountability Bill at Standstill

The bill would create higher accountability standards for charter schools as well as allowing them to expand to more unaccredited districts.

02/09/2012

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Gov’s New Plan for Mizzou Funding

Nixon plans to soften his proposed cuts to Missouri’s public universities with $40 million from a pending national mortgage settlement.

02/08/2012

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Mo. Lawmakers try to “Minimize the Hurt” on School Funding

The state is currently $268 million below what is needed to fully fund Missouri’s schools.

02/07/2012

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