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Questions Dropped, Time Added for Missouri Teaching Exams

Hopeful Missouri teachers will have more time to answer fewer questions on some certification exams after complaints that not enough candidates were passing, but the State Board of Education stopped short Tuesday of lowering the scores needed to pass.


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Education Officials Limit Transfers from Normandy

Missouri education officials have voted to limit student transfers out of the unaccredited St. Louis County district.


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Senate Plan Could Eliminate Failing School Districts

A Senate plan would give the State Board of Education power to eliminate failing school districts if the districts cannot afford to survive through the school year.


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Education Officials Mull Struggling School Plans

Missouri education officials are digging into proposals to help struggling school districts.


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Consultant Proposes Dismantling Failing Missouri School Districts

CEE-Trust was tapped to come up with a plan last year as a new state law gave the State Board of Education greater powers to intervene in troubled school systems.



Missouri Hires Private Education Reform Group To Aid Unaccredited Schools

The $385,000 contract with The Cities for Education Entrepreneurship Trust seeks recommendations by January that could later be implemented in the Kansas City School District and potentially also in Normandy, Riverview Gardens or any other districts that become unaccredited.



Mo. School Board Wants to Suspend Funding Phase-In

Lawmakers urged to postpone implementation of new school funding law.


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