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Missouri Senate joins House in approving student transfer bill that would boost charter schools in Jackson County

Missouri lawmakers, despite objections from a Kansas City contingent, on Tuesday moved forward a student transfer bill allowing more charter schools in Jackson and St. Louis counties and expanding ... read more

Missouri House and Senate give first-round approval to student transfer fixes

Two bills to address Missouri's student transfer law won approval late ... St. Louis County, and Jackson County to transfer to private, non-sectarian schools at the sending district's expense. After ... read more

Missouri lawmakers approve student transfer legislation

JEFFERSON CITY – Lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation overhauling a Missouri education law that requires struggling schools to pay for students to transfer ... House members passed ... read more

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Mo. lawmakers approve expansion of charter schools

JEFFERSON CITY • A bill that could expand charter schools statewide while making it easier to weed out underperforming ones is headed to the governor's desk. The Missouri House passed the bill Tuesday ... read more


Missouri Law Prohibits Costly Public Project Labor Agreements

The Missouri Senate and House are considering several bills that would partially or completely repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, but no such bill was able to reach the Governor’s desk. If one ... read more

Busy final hours bring tax cuts and union regulations, but no ethics reform

Donna Lichtenegger, R-Jackson, who carried the bill in the House. “We don’t want the students to take ... legislation favoring charter schools would be a priority, but no legislation was ultimately ... read more

Two Bills Will Have Broad Impact On Missouri Students – If They Become Law

And that doesn’t include the financial impact the governor says will occur because of the tax-cut bill that the House and Senate ... for transfer students but is not required to do so. -- PRIVATE ... read more

ACROSS AMERICA BRIEFS FOR FEB. 24

The Missouri ... approved a bill Thursday calling for the state to join others in casting their presidential electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote. The state House voted 34-29 to ... read more

Gov. Jay Nixon sounds dubious about charter school bill, negative on right-to-work measure

A lot of educators in Jackson County want Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to veto a bill ... a chaotic transfer policy for students who attend unaccredited school districts. But members of the Senate insisted ... read more

Remembering 1991: The Year In Education

For the first time since schools there were desegregated 21 years earlier, voters in Jackson, Miss., approve ... students explicitly for the sake of achieving socioeconomic balance within schools. ... read more

Senate Stays Up Late to Approve Tax Bill

Given that there are not many differences between the two bills regarding executive compensation matters, it is likely that we will see these measures become law if and when the Senate and the House ... read more

Missouri farmers eager to capitalize on better trade relations with Cuba

And there are 11 million more potential customers for Missouri’s farm products just 90 miles away from the U.S. … in Cuba." A potential boost ... approval and work of Congress. Last February, a group ... read more



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