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Radio Story - Missouri Education Commissioner Bob Bartman says education before students start school would close the test score gap.
Radio Story - Missouri's immigrant workers may have a better chance at learning English if teaching certification requirements are loosed, a joint committee on immigration debates.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Mel Carnahan said this week that preschool helps better prepare students, especially from lower income families, for kindergarten
Radio Story - The Missouri Department of Education voted to accredidate St. Louis City schools through the 2001-2002 school year.
Radio Story - The state Board of Education voted to strip accredition for Kansas City's school district.
Radio Story - The Missouri Department for Higher Educations is giving all high school seniors a free copy of Life 101 magazine.
Newspaper Story - Carnahan offers eight recommendations for schools to counter possible violence.
Radio Story - Gov. Mel Carnahan unleashed eight recommendations to prevent school violence.
Radio Story - The Governor's school violence task force spent seven months working on this plan to keep kids safe in schools.
Newspaper Story - The State Board of Education is considering a relaxation of regulations in the public school accreditation process.
Radio Story - More than 60% of students in St. Louis city schools are failing to graduate.
Newspaper Story - Because of loopholes, the money is funneled through the federal government, bypassing the state constitution.
Newspaper Story - House Speaker Steve Gaw appointed a committee to study school violence and child safety on Tuesday.
Radio Story - More than half of Missouri public school students scored below the proficiency level on the MAP test. Students scores still had modest gains. Commissioner of Education Robert E. Bartman says the scores are moving in the right direction.
Radio Story - The K-16 Coalition met in Jefferson City Wednesday to prepare their recommendations for improvements in the transition from high school to college.
Radio Story - The K-16 educational coaliton met on Wednesday in Jefferson City to begin preparing recommendations aimed at improving the transition from high school to college
Newspaper Story - The governor threatens to veto the legislative pension bill and attacks lawmakers.
Newspaper Story - In the wake of shootings in Colorado last week, Gov. Mel Carnahan created a task force to study school violence Tuesday.
Radio Story - Gov. Mel Carnahan says the task force on school violence will allow communities to speak out on ways to address this issue.
Radio Story - Eighty-four school districts across the state will receive grants that will help lower pre-school tuition costs for parents.
Newspaper Story - One or two of Columbia's schools will start up full-time preschools from the money awarded from a grant.
Newspaper Story - Senate passed a bill requireing local law enforcement agencies to report the amounts of criminal forfeitures going to the federal government instead of the state courts.
Radio Story - The fate of Missouri's state fruit now lies in the hands of the Senate.
Radio Story - The main issue in this debate is what to include in sex education programs.
Newspaper Story - Various proposals before the General Assembly would establish a program to provide grants to schools for enhanced reading programs and give schools more control over student promotion.
Radio Story - Missouri's Senate rejects a proposal to prohibit social promotion in schools.
Newspaper Story - Law enforcement has been using a federal statute to keep money for themselves the state constitution says should go to education.
Newspaper Story - While most Americans may be tired of hearing about sex, the Missouri legislature just can't seem to get enough of it. Two lawmakers have proposed standards for sex education in recent weeks.
Newspaper Story - Union attempts to lower the cost estimate for bear little fruit.
Newspaper Story - Extended debate blocked Senate approval of a bill to require abstinence be stressed in sex education.
Newspaper Story - Rep. Emmy McClelland, R-St. Louis County, is sponsoring a bill that would require the Education Department to promote service learning.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Carnahan has issued an executive order to state agencies to increase pork consumption in a effort help hog farmers, who have fallen on tough economic times.
Radio Story - Hundreds of home schooled students arrived in Jefferson City to protest Representative Bill Skaggs' bill that would require testing for home schooled students.
Radio Story - Missouri State Senator Steve Stoll introduces a bill that would require any student to read at his or her grade level.
Radio Story - The crowd of home-schooled students didn't need permission slips to skip class today. Their parents were right there with them, all on hand to protest one bill offered by a Kansas City lawmaker.
Newspaper Story - Hundreds of home-school families took a field trip to the Capitol on Tuesday. But they didn't come just to learn about state politics.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Russell proposed two bills to require children to attend school. One would eliminate public assistance, and the other would require students under 18 to be in school in order to receive a driver's license.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's two major teachers unions split over collective bargaining
Radio Story - One of the state's main teacher organizations urges lawmakers to reject collective bargaining rights for government workers.
Radio Story - Se. Ted House presented a bill that says Missouri schools should stress abstinence in sex education.
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