school funding http://kbia.org en Nixon commits to increasing public school funding http://kbia.org/post/nixon-commits-increasing-public-school-funding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon addressed public school educators in Jefferson City Wednesday afternoon. He said Missouri’s AAA credit rating and recovering economy provide a unique opportunity for investment in Missouri students.</span></p><p>Nixon said if students are not prepared, Missouri’s economy will not survive. He said the challenge is making sure every Missouri student leaves the classroom ready to succeed, and that requires strategic investment from the state.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:26:59 +0000 Lauren Langille 42656 at http://kbia.org Nixon commits to increasing public school funding Mo. schools receive bump in state funding http://kbia.org/post/mo-schools-receive-bump-state-funding <p>Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:58:40 +0000 Associated Press 33336 at http://kbia.org Mo. schools receive bump in state funding Mo. Senate panel agrees to boost school funding http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-panel-agrees-boost-school-funding <p>Missouri schools could receive a 2 percent funding increase next year and state employees could get a small raise.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:55:28 +0000 Associated Press 31739 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate panel agrees to boost school funding Jefferson City among MO schools applying for Race to the Top funding http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-among-mo-schools-applying-race-top-funding <p>More than a dozen Missouri school districts are among nearly 900 nationwide planning to apply for a slice of nearly $400 million in grants from the U.S. Education Department. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:17:54 +0000 Associated Press 20410 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City among MO schools applying for Race to the Top funding Newscast for April 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-6-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>House endorses teacher tenure compromise</li><li>Ruling could doom payday loan ballot initiative</li><li>Missouri House approves advertising on school buses</li></ul> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:15:30 +0000 Jacob Fenston 11946 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 6, 2012