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8:45 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Mo. Gov.: Good time to monitor ed. chief concerns

Chris Nicastro
Credit Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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.

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3:21 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

KC school officials request accreditation upgrade

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The Kansas City school district says it is showing rapid improvement and wants Missouri education officials to upgrade it from unaccredited to provisionally accredited.

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.

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12:13 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

State Board of Education elects new leadership

The State Board of Education elected a new president and vice president for the 2013-2014. Stan Archie and Peter Herschend have essentially switched roles.

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.

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