Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state’s system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday.
A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to propose a $50 million increase in basic school aid during Wednesday’s State of the State address, but some education groups already have concerns that it won’t be enough to avoid potential cuts.
The number of school districts asking for the grand jury’s decision on whether or not it will indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson to not be announced during the school day has grown to 20.
Walking school buses are catching on in school districts nationwide because they are seen as a way to fight childhood obesity, improve attendance rates and ensure that kids get to school safely.
Legislation advancing at the state Capitol would allow public schools to begin counting some children attending early childhood education programs toward the basic state funding they receive.
Students from Normandy schools in St. Louis County are asking Missouri lawmakers to save their school district.
Department of Education unveils proposal to avoid loss of accreditation for school districts.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis area schools partnership known as Education Plus is releasing details of a study of unaccredited school districts. Education Plus says a task force has been working on the […]