education cuts http://kbia.org en Missouri Senate considering higher education budget increases http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-considering-higher-education-budget-increases <p>The State Senate is considering a budget that would increase funding for elementary and secondary schools and hold higher education funding steady.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:08:55 +0000 Zahra Rasool 11904 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate considering higher education budget increases Missouri House budget funds education, cuts blind aid http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-budget-funds-education-cuts-blind-aid <p>The Missouri House has passed all 13 bills that make up the state&rsquo;s budget and sent them to the Senate.&nbsp; The process took longer than expected, because of the large number of Democrats who took issue with cutting funding to blind pensions and for not spending enough on K-through-12 schools.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 20:38:03 +0000 Marshall Griffin 11042 at http://kbia.org Missouri House budget funds education, cuts blind aid House Budget Committee approves plan to reverse cuts to higher education http://kbia.org/post/house-budget-committee-approves-plan-reverse-cuts-higher-education <p>The House Budget Committee approved a plan Wednesday to reverse Governor Nixon&rsquo;s proposed cuts to the Higher Education Budget.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:56:30 +0000 Shanley Reynolds 10222 at http://kbia.org House Budget Committee approves plan to reverse cuts to higher education Gov. Nixon speaks with University leaders about cuts http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-speaks-university-leaders-about-cuts <p>Two days after promising a decrease to higher education cuts, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon met with university presidents in Jefferson City. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 23:48:33 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8547 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon speaks with University leaders about cuts