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2014 Education Stories
Newspaper Story - Margaret Vandeven will replace Chris Nicastro as education commissioner beginning Jan. 1.
Radio Story - The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced a new Commissioner of Education
Radio Story - Lawmakers have many ideas to help Ferguson and the St. Louis area rebound from many months of unrest
Radio Story - The Missouri Board of Education is under fire because of the hiring process to find a new commissioner.
Radio Story - Parents and educators from across the state share opinions about Common Core at Education Board hearing
Radio Story - The teacher tenure amendment on the November ballot would impose performance evaluations for Missouri teachers.
Newspaper Story - Teacher tenure amendment on November ballot would change performance evaluations
Radio Story - Missouri NEA President wants openness with the selection of the new Commissioner of Education.
Radio Story - Missouri's House Speaker shares his thoughts on what Ferguson needs to recover from months of turmoil
Radio Story - Lawmakers weigh in on whether the state lottery should be funding education or if the lottery should be abolished
Newspaper Story - Groups of parents and teachers review Missouri's education goals under Common Core
Radio Story - Missouri Education Commissioner resigns, denies political criticism influenced her decision
Newspaper Story - Mo. Legislators Override Governor's Veto of Gun Bill
Newspaper Story - The Senate sponsor plans a motion to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto on a bill that would limit school transfers.
Newspaper Story - MO lawmakers push for their veto session a ban radio tracking devices in schools.
Newspaper Story - One month after Ferguson, gun rights comes before the legislature's veto session on Wednesday.
Newspaper Story - Special interest tax breaks are a central part of next week's #MOLeg veto session
Radio Story - A bill prohibiting Missouri from implementing Common Core Standards passes, heads to Nixon
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon harshly criticizes bill providing vouchers for private schools, doesn't say whether he'll veto bill
Radio Story - The Missouri House approves motion to override the governors veto
Radio Story - More than 275,000 Missourians signed a petition to eliminate teacher tenure
Radio Story - Hours after the Senate voted to override Gov. Nixon's tax cut veto, the House took no action on the bill
Radio Story - House passes bill aiming to solve unaccredited district problems with bipartisan support and opposition
Radio Story - Senators discuss measure that would allow the state to create new academic performance standards
Radio Story - Missouri Senate votes to slash Education Commissioner's salary
Radio Story - Transfer students could stay in receiving districts under an amendment passed by the House education committee
Radio Story - House Education Committee approves substitute to Senate's education bill
Newspaper Story - House Committee approves borrowing to maintain state buildings.
Newspaper Story - Federal gun law nullification bill meets heavy opposition from Democratic senators during committee hearing
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon announces $22 million in budget cuts, mostly from K-12 and higher education institutions
Radio Story - Lawmakers attack DESE while discussing unaccredited schools bill
Newspaper Story - The state board of education will compose new academic performance standards to replace Common Core state standards
Radio Story - Missouri House members pass a bill regarding child support and higher education
Radio Story - Some members of the education community said they disagree with public money going towards private educations.
Newspaper Story - Educational leaders spoke in favor of Common Core
Radio Story - @NormandyStrong advocates for increased funding at the state Capital. #MDNnews
Radio Story - Cost Sharing and Work Requirement were two key factors in the first of three House Committee hearings for Medicaid.
Newspaper Story - Missouri legislators heard a bill that would legalize marijuana and regulate the cannabis market.
Radio Story - House committee discusses options for unaccredited school transfers
Newspaper Story - State lawmakers spend day talking unaccredited school transfers
Radio Story - Missouri senator and governor's office compromise over tax cut proposal
Radio Story - Public schools advocate raises concerns about a transfer law bill hurting successful schools
Radio Story - Plans to rebuild the state's major facility for the mentally ill were stalled in a filibuster.
Radio Story - Failing school districts could get eliminated by the State Board of Education
Radio Story - Student success would become basis for school district choice in unaccredited districts. #education
Radio Story - A Senate plan to force unaccredited school districts to pay for student's private educations survived a challenge.
Radio Story - Mo lawmakers proposes unaccredited schools to pay for private schooling students
Newspaper Story - New bill allows unaccredited schools fire tenured teachers, requires private school payment
Newspaper Story - Mo. lawmakers and teachers heavily debate retreating from the Common Core standards in schools.
Radio Story - KSDK-TV's stunt to test Kirkwood High School's security causing a lock-down, has now moved to Jefferson City.
Newspaper Story - Education Department to impose new sanctions on low-performing districts
Radio Story - The Education Department rolled out a hands-on plan to prevent loss of accreditation in schools
Radio Story - Is a college degree needed to succeed? Proposed bill gets Mo. reps talking
Newspaper Story - Should the state push all high schoolers toward college? Mo. reps debate
Radio Story - The Missouri State School Board of Education tries to agree on a plan for unaccredited school districts
Newspaper Story - Mo. Board of Education met in a special session to plan support and intervention of unaccredited school districts
Newspaper Story - Mo. Senate debates controversial gun bill
Newspaper Story - Missouri Senate debates controversial gun bill
Radio Story - Missouri School Board discusses intervention for unaccredited schools
Radio Story - One lawmaker pushes a bill that would provide incentives for education institutions to increase their performance
Radio Story - Lawmakers look for answers on red light camera legal limbo
Radio Story - Institution presidents tout successes, ask for more funding from Education Committee
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers hear testimony from institution presidents asking for more money
Radio Story - Lawmakers look over plan some think could save unaccredited school districts.
Radio Story - State Rep. does not support $5 million infusion for Normandy school district
Radio Story - Five St. Louis area senators tag team student transfer law
Radio Story - Republican House and Senate leaders express concerns over Nixon's proposed budget
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