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February 21, 2018
An effort by a school teacher to get Missouri's former education commissioner reinstated has been dismissed by a court. Cole County Court Jefferson City Missouri. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports Circuit Judge Richard Callahan of mid-Missouri's Cole County rejected the contention that the State BoardÃâÃÂ ...
The Daily Star-Journal
February 15, 2018
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A judge is weighing on whether to void the Missouri Board of Education's decision to fire the former education commissioner. Attorneys representing the board argued in circuit court Tuesday against lawyers representing Springfield teacher Laurie Sullivan, who sued the board inÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A judge is weighing on whether to void the Missouri Board of Education's decision to fire the former education commissioner. The Springfield News-Leader reports that attorneys representing the board argued in circuit court Tuesday against lawyers representing SpringfieldÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
House member wants sex education in Missouri schools to go a step further. State News February 13, 2018 KTTN News. In this revolution of high-profile sexual misconduct scandals, a state House member wants sex education in Missouri schools to go a step further. Alisa Nelson reports. Audio Player.
February 13, 2018
Eric Greitens stacked the board to achieve that outcome. All five in favor of her firing were Greitens appointees. More: Greitens praises firing of Missouri education commissioner whose school plan he refused. Duane Martin, the attorney representing Sullivan, alleges that the board broke the state SunshineÃâÃÂ ...
January 3, 2018
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Efforts to pick Missouri's next top education official after a controversial toss-up in leadership have ground to a halt. A technical move by Republican Gov. Eric Greitens on Wednesday means there's no longer enough voting members on the State Board of Education to pick aÃâÃÂ ...
December 1, 2017
That's a major step in the right direction as we work to improve public education in Missouri." In the statement, Greitens said his goals included raising teacher pay, supporting public schools and helping students succeed. Student academic performance and Missouri's education bureaucracy, whichÃâÃÂ ...
U.S. News & World Report
November 21, 2017
Vote to Oust Missouri Education Chief Falls 1 Vote Short. Missouri Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven says she's looking forward to "the focus returning to educating our children" following a failed attempt to remove her from office. Nov. 21, 2017, at 6:37 p.m.. Vote to Oust Missouri Education Chief Falls 1 Vote Short.