Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
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July 15, 2014
July 14, 2014
The bill signed into law creates a two-year process for a review and revision of the common core in Missouri.
June 26, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon delivers on a promise to veto a bill that would have created a voucher program for students who attend unaccredited districts.
June 17, 2014
Among its first acts in charge of the new Normandy Schools Collaborative, the state board of education cut the amount Normandy will pay for transfer students, and restricted the number of students who will be able to transfer in the future
May 20, 2014
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has signaled that he's not likely to sign the measure that would allow students to use vouchers to transfer to nonsectarian private schools.
May 19, 2014
Missouri may soon be the next state to drop the Common Core State Standards, but that would open up the door for teachers to get involved in the new standards.
May 16, 2014
After several attempts by lawmakers to ban the common core outright in Missouri, the state is on the verge of developing a new set of standards over two years.
April 17, 2014
The state currently allows spankings, requiring each district to set its own policy for how they are used in schools.
January 14, 2014
Districts would be dismantled and replaced with a state-run entity that would hand management of individual schools over to nonprofit operators.
December 13, 2013
The Kansas City school district will ask a court to stop transfers out of the district, mandated by a 1993 law, while the Missouri Board of Education considers a pending request to grant the district provisional accreditation.