Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday proposed awarding $20 million in grants to Missouri’s colleges and universities to prepare more students for employment in mental health.
Illinois legislators are back to work in the Capitol to work on pensions.
Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.
The plan outlined Monday for a joint House and Senate Education Committee is part of an attempt to develop a funding formula for higher education institutions.
With all the talk of the “knowledge-based economy” being America’s future, the National Science Foundation suggests state government is going the wrong way.
MO budget panel backs Nixon on K-12, universities.