english http://kbia.org en DESE Moving To Fully Implement "Common Core State Standards" http://kbia.org/post/dese-moving-fully-implement-common-core-state-standards The <a href="http://dese.mo.gov/">Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)</a> is moving forward with fully implementing new standards in Missouri’s K-12 schools for teaching math, English and language arts.<p>Spokeswoman Sarah Potter says the new standards are based on those crafted by the<a href="http://www.corestandards.org/"> Common Core State Standards</a> initiative.<p>“The standards say what students should know and be able to do by the end of each grade level to be on track for success in college and career,” Potter said.<p>More than 360 public schools in Missouri are ta Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:03:15 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31372 at http://kbia.org DESE Moving To Fully Implement "Common Core State Standards" Mo. Senate’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration discusses driver's license exams http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-s-blue-ribbon-panel-immigration-discusses-drivers-license-exams <p>The Missouri Senate’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration held its final meeting Thursday.</p><p>Among the issues discussed was legislation that would require driver’s license exams be given in English only.&nbsp; Sister Peggy Bonnot runs El Puente Hispanic Ministry in Jefferson City.&nbsp; She told the panel that requiring English-only driver’s license tests would create a hardship for legal immigrants trying to build a life here.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:42:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25899 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration discusses driver's license exams Mo. House passes English driver's license requirement http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-english-drivers-license-requirement <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Anyone hoping to get a Missouri driver&#39;s license would have to understand English under legislation passed by the state House.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:29:51 +0000 Associated Press 9366 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes English driver's license requirement House approves English-only driver's tests http://kbia.org/post/house-approves-english-only-drivers-tests <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would require driver&rsquo;s license exams be given only in English. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:20:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 9192 at http://kbia.org House approves English-only driver's tests