missouri students http://kbia.org en Mo. initiative would let student curators vote http://kbia.org/post/mo-initiative-would-let-student-curators-vote <p>College students may turn to the statewide ballot to try to win a greater say in decisions at Missouri&#39;s public universities.</p><p>A proposed ballot initiative made public Tuesday would give a vote to students who sit on the governing boards of public universities. Those student representatives currently can attend meetings and participate in discussions but don&#39;t get to vote on matters.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:41:19 +0000 Person: Associated Press 41801 at http://kbia.org Mo. initiative would let student curators vote Missouri student success on Advanced Placement tests doubles http://kbia.org/post/missouri-student-success-advanced-placement-tests-doubles <p></p><p>The number of Missouri students succeeding on Advanced Placement Tests has doubled in the last decade.</p><p>Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education spokesperson Sarah Potter said AP tests saved a great deal of money for students in 2012.</p><p>“Potential cost savings for the students and families are more than fifteen million dollars by taking these exams and getting college credit,” Potter said.</p><p>Although Missouri is showing improvement among the students who do take the test, the number of students taking the test is low.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:38:02 +0000 Meredith Turk 29318 at http://kbia.org Missouri student success on Advanced Placement tests doubles Missouri students increase enrollment in language studies http://kbia.org/post/missouri-students-increase-enrollment-language-studies <p>The number of Missouri students taking foreign languages is on the rise &ndash; with enrollment in foreign language classes doubling over the past 20 years. But the increase isn&rsquo;t being driven by education policy, finds KBIA&rsquo;s Chris McDaniel in this report. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 14:59:51 +0000 Janet Saidi 5637 at http://kbia.org Missouri students increase enrollment in language studies