map test http://kbia.org en Mo. State Education Board Expands Oversight Of Failing Schools; Talks MAP Scores http://kbia.org/post/mo-state-education-board-expands-oversight-failing-schools-talks-map-scores The <a href="http://dese.mo.gov/stateboard/">Missouri State Board of Education</a> voted Tuesday to increase oversight of the state's unaccredited school districts.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The vote came a week before a new state law takes effect that will allow Missouri to move more quickly towards taking over unaccredited school districts. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:04:16 +0000 Marshall Griffin 39247 at http://kbia.org Mo. State Education Board Expands Oversight Of Failing Schools; Talks MAP Scores Camdenton school under investigation for charges of MAP test cheating http://kbia.org/post/camdenton-school-under-investigation-charges-map-test-cheating <p>Camdenton school district is under investigation over allegations of cheating on their middle school’s MAP Test.</p><p>The investigation began with a call from a concerned parent in the district who believed the testing protocol had been violated.</p><p>Superintendent Tim Hadfield said he is doing everything he can to assist the Department of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with the investigation.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:46:35 +0000 Dara Williams 35790 at http://kbia.org Camdenton school under investigation for charges of MAP test cheating MAP scores highlight Columbia school district's performance http://kbia.org/post/map-scores-highlight-columbia-school-districts-performance <p>The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the state&rsquo;s 2012 school test scores Tuesday. And while the data show a small but fairly consistent improvement across most subjects, Columbia still has some work to do in a few categories.</p><p>The Missouri Assessment Program, or MAP, tests students from third grade through high school in areas such as communication arts, math and science. For the 2012 school year, the Columbia district met all 14 state standards to remain an accredited district.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:49:49 +0000 Kristofor Husted 19370 at http://kbia.org MAP scores highlight Columbia school district's performance