missouri board of education http://kbia.org en House panel adopts bill to block school standards http://kbia.org/post/house-panel-adopts-bill-block-school-standards <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Missouri House committee has advanced legislation that would block the state from implementing new education standards.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:59:48 +0000 Associated Press 48827 at http://kbia.org House panel adopts bill to block school standards Mo. Gov.: Good time to monitor ed. chief concerns http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-good-time-monitor-ed-chief-concerns <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says it is a good time for the state Board of Education to "monitor and evaluate" concerns raised about Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro.</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:45:08 +0000 Associated Press 45036 at http://kbia.org Mo. Gov.: Good time to monitor ed. chief concerns Mo. Board of Education recommends new assessment program http://kbia.org/post/mo-board-education-recommends-new-assessment-program <p>The Missouri Board of Education is recommending a new assessment tool state wide for early childhood development. The Desired Results Developmental Profile, created by the California Department of Education, is an assessment that will help determine a child’s learning needs before he or she enters kindergarten.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The assessment will not only give teachers an idea of how their student is progressing, but it will also help give the state a better idea of how ready kids in Missouri are for kindergarten.</span></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:21:10 +0000 Meredith Miller 35840 at http://kbia.org Mo. Board of Education recommends new assessment program State Board of Education elects new leadership http://kbia.org/post/state-board-education-elects-new-leadership <p></p><p><a href="http://dese.mo.gov/stateboard/stateboard.html" target="_blank">The State Board of Education</a> elected a new president and vice president for the 2013-2014. Stan Archie and Peter Herschend have essentially switched roles.</p><p>Stan Archie, newly appointed president served as vice-president since 2006 and is a senior pastor at Christian Fellowship Baptist Church in Kansas City. Newly appointed vice-president, Peter Herschend has just ended his presidential term after 11 years. But according to Herschend, the State Board of Education is more of a team effort.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:13:30 +0000 Megan Rentschler 25209 at http://kbia.org Mo. Board of Education tentatively revises school standards http://kbia.org/post/mo-board-education-tentatively-revises-school-standards <p>Missouri’s Board of Education approved a tentative plan for revised standards in schools across the state. The updated standards provide schools with guidelines for educator evaluation systems, which is required in school districts to help assess teacher performance.</p><p>Now, the board takes a variety of factors into account when evaluating student achievement such as standardized test performance, graduation rates and socio-economic breakdown of the districts. The new criteria are a more evolved version of the old standards.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:55:19 +0000 Nina Buckhalter 21663 at http://kbia.org Mo. Board of Education tentatively revises school standards Missouri schools to adjust curricula to meet national standards http://kbia.org/post/missouri-schools-adjust-curricula-meet-national-standards <p>Schools in Missouri are adjusting curricula to meet new national standards.&nbsp;Missouri is one of 45 states around the country that has adopted a new set of standards for K through 12 school curriculums. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 21:16:19 +0000 Shanley Reynolds 11054 at http://kbia.org Missouri schools to adjust curricula to meet national standards Missouri House endorses quicker intervention in schools http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-endorses-quicker-intervention-schools <p>State education officials could step in quicker to assist failing Missouri school districts under legislation backed in the House.</p><p>Districts that lose state accreditation currently are given two years to improve before the state officials can intervene. The new legislation removes the waiting period.</p><p>When the state Board of Education revokes a district&#39;s accreditation, it then would decide whether to set conditions for the local school board to remain in place or determine when an alternative governing system for those schools would take effect.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:18:16 +0000 Associated Press 9813 at http://kbia.org Missouri House endorses quicker intervention in schools Missouri files for No Child Left Behind exemption http://kbia.org/post/missouri-files-no-child-left-behind-exemption <p>Eleven states have been issued waivers from some provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, but Missouri was not one of them.&nbsp; But as Maria Altman reports, the State Board of Education is trying to change that.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 22:20:07 +0000 Maria Altman 9219 at http://kbia.org