Missouri education department says classes could extend into summer.
The federal “Smart Snacks” program is scheduled to be discussed during a meeting of the Illinois State Board of Education Wednesday.
Nearly every speaker asked the House Interim Committee on Education to devote more money for the state’s schools.
Lack of cooperation from the district almost dropped rating down to “Poor”.
“Initially it was a little shock for some [parents] but it’s been pretty well-received,” Principal Aaron Sydow says. “More schools should take advantage of it. That’s exactly what I would say.”
“After several years of cuts, even though our recommendation from the state board was higher, we are comfortable with at least level funding this year,” said Board of Education member David Fields.
Wentzville Police say a situation is unfolding in a nearby neighborhood.
A rural school district in the south-central Missouri town of West Plains it now allows some employees to carry concealed weapons into its school.
In Collinsville the school board voted Monday night to eliminate 16 full-time and three part-time teaching positions starting next school year.
Supporters can find classroom project they want to help fund by going to http://www.donorschoose.org.