Mixed Results in Missouri Test ScoresThe percentage of students scoring proficient or advanced in math declined in 2013, but remained steady in communication arts and improved in science.
Joplin Test Scores Mixed, Tornado Partly BlamedJoplin's results on the Missouri Assessment Program tests taken last year showed the district's students dropped in 11 categories.
Expanding Charter Schools Across Missouri Education policy issues include public school funding and dealing with the unaccredited St. Louis and Kansas City school districts.
Missouri Fails To Check For Standardized Test CheatingThe state received more than 100 reports of standardized testing irregularities, including cheating, in 2010 and 2011.

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