schools http://kbia.org en Analysis: Mo. Senate bills could raise tax revenue http://kbia.org/post/analysis-mo-senate-bills-could-raise-tax-revenue <p>The Missouri Senate has passed an unusually large number of tax cuts, credits, deductions and increases at the midway mark of the legislative session.</p><p>The bottom line could be a net gain in state revenues, if all the proposed changes become law.</p><p>A calculation prepared for The Associated Press by former legislative tax analyst Brian Schmitt shows that Missouri may reap $355 million in 2016, with that gradually decreasing to $118 million by 2019.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:34:17 +0000 Associated Press 30562 at http://kbia.org Analysis: Mo. Senate bills could raise tax revenue Missouri receives No Child Left Behind waiver http://kbia.org/post/missouri-receives-no-child-left-behind-waiver <p>Missouri elementary and secondary schools will now have more flexibility from the federal No Child Left Behind requirements. More control is back in the hands of the state after the US Department of Education announced Missouri as one of five states granted a waiver Friday.<br /> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 21:41:35 +0000 Nick Chabarria 16795 at http://kbia.org Missouri receives No Child Left Behind waiver Nixon announces new funding for Joplin schools http://kbia.org/post/nixon-announces-new-funding-joplin-schools <p>The state of Missouri is providing $2.3 million to help build special rooms at five Joplin schools designed to withstand severe weather. Tue, 15 May 2012 14:11:51 +0000 Associated Press 14157 at http://kbia.org Nixon announces new funding for Joplin schools Mo. legislation aims to limit sexual orientation discussion in public schools http://kbia.org/post/mo-legislation-aims-limit-sexual-orientation-discussion-public-schools <p>Republican leaders in the Missouri House are backing legislation that would limit the discussion of people&#39;s sexual orientation in public schools. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:14:13 +0000 Associated Press 12851 at http://kbia.org Mo. legislation aims to limit sexual orientation discussion in public schools