Submitted by By Kristen Taketa St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:15am
Missouri released its annual report cards on school districts and charter schools Wednesday, but issues with state standardized tests make it difficult to know exactly how well schools did and how their scores compare to previous years.
At issue is the state’s omission of scores on two required high school-level tests — algebra I and English II — from calculations...
Submitted by By Kristen Taketa St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:30pm
The meeting to decide whether to replace Missouri's top school leader appears to be set for next week.
The State Board of Education will hold a closed meeting at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Jefferson State Office Building in Jefferson City to discuss the "hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees" of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary...
Submitted by By Ashley Jost St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:15am
ST. LOUIS • An executive with Enterprise Holdings Inc. is issuing a challenge with a $10 million gift to Washington University announced Tuesday.
The challenge is for other donors to make gifts of all sizes for scholarships. Enterprise’s executive chairman Andy Taylor and his wife, Barbara, will match the total of those contributions up to $10 million.