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Download the pdf. Senate committee considers changes to school start date A bill to change when schools can start a school year was heard this week by a Senate Committee. The bill has already passed the house. HB161 & 401 (Knight) was heard before the Senate Education Committee. The bill would [...]
Download the pdf. MSTA encourages members to contact their senators to oppose SB292, Charter School Expansion The Senate went late into the night debating SB292 (Eigel), a bill that would expand charter schools across Missouri. The bill has gone through several different versions, but MSTA’s greatest concerns have still not been [...]
Governor Parson announces school safety task force Through an Executive Order, Governor Mike Parson established the Missouri School Safety Task Force. The task force will look at incidents of school violence and seek ways to keep Missouri schools safe. The task force will study the recent Federal Commission on School Safety [...]
Download the pdf. Member call to action activated on charter school expansion It is important that MSTA members contact their state representatives and ask them to oppose HB581. This will be a very close vote, and education professionals deserve to have a voice in education policy in Missouri. This harmful legislation [...]
Download the pdf. Teacher externship bill advances The House gave first-round approval to HB462 (Shields) that would create certified teacher externships. The bill would require the Department of Economic Development and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt requirements for teacher externships. The bill would allow for a tax [...]
Download the pdf. Senate charter school expansion bill advances A senate bill that would allow charter schools to expand to any district in the state over the objections of local school boards was voted out of the Senate General Laws Committee. SB292 (Eigel) was approved by the committee with minor modifications. [...]
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