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Police warn of scam involving Scholastic

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are warning Missouri schools to beware of a scam intended to make it appear as though they are getting invoices from a common book distributor. 99 more words


Missouri Senate Backs Education Funding Increase

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Senate endorsed a budget plan Monday that ensures a funding increase for public education but will require negotiations with the House to hammer out the final specifics. 641 more words


No Electronic Tracking of Students in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to legislation that would prohibit schools from tracking students electronically.

The bill would bar school districts from requiring students to use “radio frequency identification technology” that would track or monitor their locations. 55 more words


Missouri lawmakers to debate dropping common core standards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers plan to debate legislation this week that would drop your child’s common core curriculum and replace it with new standards developed by teachers, politicians and parents. 341 more words


Mo. School Funding Gap Hits Some More than Others

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Some Missouri school districts are getting hit harder financially than others as a result of a state funding shortfall that has climbed to well over $600 million, according to a report released Wednesday. 543 more words


Missouri Senators Debate School Legislation

CHRIS BLANK, Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators started debate Tuesday over education legislation taking aim at a student transfer law and struggling school districts. 451 more words


What's next for under performing Missouri schools?

(KTVI)- We’ve spent decades trying to deal with the problems of schools in high-poverty areas. Some schools, like magnet schools in the city of St. Louis, have succeeded. 155 more words

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