common core state standards http://kbia.org en Mo. to pay for ACT, reduce some testing times http://kbia.org/post/mo-pay-act-reduce-some-testing-times <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;is going to begin picking up the tab for students to take the&nbsp;<font color="red">ACT</font>&nbsp;college entrance exam and dramatically reduce the amount of time some elementary and middle school students spend taking state assessments.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:14:16 +0000 Associated Press 47208 at http://kbia.org Mo. to pay for ACT, reduce some testing times Legislators, DESE consider costs of common core standards testing http://kbia.org/post/legislators-dese-consider-costs-common-core-standards-testing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missouri House subcommittee is considering whether to approve more money for student assessment tests under the new Common Core State Standards.</span></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:24:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 46360 at http://kbia.org Legislators, DESE consider costs of common core standards testing Mo. Senate gives initial approval of new academic standards http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-gives-initial-approval-new-academic-standards <p>The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to legislation requiring the state education department to hold public hearings on new standards for math, reading and writing.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:53:23 +0000 Associated Press 33331 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate gives initial approval of new academic standards