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Avoid the College Debt Trap

Don’t let time slip by! The time to start planning for your child’s college education is now!

Just 1 minute and 17 seconds of your time will get you started on the path to planning for your child’s college education. 6 more words

Education Funding

Be Careful What You Sign

Petition gatherers are seeking signatures for what they call the Teach Great Initiative (a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment).  In some instances they are telling potential signers they represent the “TEACHGREAT organization, a grass-root group of educators interested in keeping better teachers in public schools.” What the petition hopes to accomplish according to the website is:  “teachers to be dismissed, retained, demoted, promoted and paid primarily using quantifiable student performance data as part of the evaluation system.”  TEACHGREAT lists no board members (unusual for an organization supposed to be made up of teachers) on its website and the only phone number listed takes you to a law office in Jefferson City.  169 more words

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Missouri K-12 Underfunding by School District

Last week, the Missouri Budget Project came out with an important report containing information on just how much Missouri schools are underfunded. The key findings from the report include: 58 more words

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