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Missouri charter school bill does more harm than good in Jackson County

School choice advocates in Missouri have always pushed charter schools as a way for families to escape failing educational systems. But a bill moving through the General Assembly would permit charter ... read more

Compromise would allow charter schools to open in St. Louis, Jackson counties

JEFFERSON CITY • A Missouri House and Senate compromise would allow charter schools ... more restrictive in Jackson County, where charters couldn’t enter districts unless they were located entirely ... read more

School districts, charters join up for new collaboration

EducationPlus, which includes 62 public school districts, and the Missouri ... in Jackson County in the Kansas City area. EducationPlus wants Nixon to veto the bill, Senti said, predominantly because ... read more

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Governor opposes omnibus education bill

He also said he'd veto anything involving paycheck protection and charter schools. In regard to paycheck protection, the bill states, "No amount of an employee’s pay may be withheld or deducted by the ... read more


Governor opposes $136 million omnibus education reform bill

He also said he’d veto anything involving paycheck protection and charter schools. In regard to paycheck protection, the bill states, “No amount of an employee’s pay may be withheld or deducted by the ... read more

Columbia schools pay near top in region

"Everybody would like more money. That's just the world we live in." Columbia schools have the fourth-highest minimum salary in the central Missouri region ... Blue Springs, in Jackson County, has a ... read more

Missouri House panel opts to go slow on charter schools

Instead, Missouri would take a more gradual approach, allowing charter schools in any public school district that loses accreditation or becomes provisionally accredited — a list that currently ... read more

Senate adjourns until Monday, rejects amendment to gut education bill to only pay raise

“We act as though we can’t have more than one good thing in a bill,” Trump said ... educators and education administrators were not consulted more about charter schools. “I do believe this has been ... read more

Black student suspension rates in Chapel Hill-Carrboro, Orange schools ‘heartbreaking’

Restorative practices focus on repairing harm and and restoring relationships rather than ... that was a good idea, but Wirt cautioned that he would not be in favor of such a representative asking for ... read more

Search for consensus continues as House readies for key votes on education bill

Hoppy Kercheval: There’s a lot more to the education bill than charter schools Questions ... Westfall, R-Jackson, said Tuesday afternoon. “Teachers still don’t like it. Nobody really likes it, so I ... read more

Traffic heavy and slow in snowy, bitter cold

“We’re actually better off not going in there because we could do more harm than good ... southwest Iowa schools, however, pushed back the start of classes by two hours. Iowa schools delaying their ... read more

Ongoing student churn staggers charter schools and the Kansas City district

“We’ve created our own mess,” said Danny Tipton, superintendent of Hogan Preparatory Academy, a charter school. “The mobility rate is so incredibly high. We’ve reached a tipping point.” Just in the ... read more



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