peter herschend http://kbia.org en 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 KC school officials request accreditation upgrade http://kbia.org/post/kc-school-officials-request-accreditation-upgrade <p>The Kansas City school district says it is showing rapid improvement and wants Missouri education officials to upgrade it from unaccredited to provisionally accredited.</p><p>Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green presented his argument Tuesday to the State Board of Education. Green highlighted Kansas City's finances and improvement on school performance reports.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:21:09 +0000 Person: Associated Press 40667 at http://kbia.org KC school officials request accreditation upgrade 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