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FriApr 3, 2020

MSTA Action – April 3, 2020

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DESE discusses potential economic impact of COVID-19 On March 27, Deputy Commissioner, Finance and Administrative Services Roger Dorson sent a memo to school districts regarding attendance reporting, calendar and PDC spending.  One section of the memo spoke to possible repercussions for school districts due to the economic impact of COVID-19.    The memo stated, “At this time there [...]

FriMar 20, 2020

MSTA Action – March 20, 2020

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Missouri House has limited session this week, passing supplemental budget The House Budget Committee met on Sunday afternoon to work late into the night on the fiscal year 2021 state budget, with plans to pass next year’s budget on the House floor this week.  Those plans were changed by legislative leaders early in the week and the full House worked on the [...]

FriMar 6, 2020

MSTA Action – March 6, 2020

March 6th, 2020|Categories: Action|0 Comments

Download the pdf. Suicide prevention and awareness bills advance in both chambers Bills in both the House and Senate are moving through the process that would bring more attention and support to students and education professionals regarding suicide prevention and awareness.    The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee combined HB1820 [...]

FriFeb 28, 2020

MSTA Action – Feb. 28, 2020

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Action, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MSTA Action - Feb. 28, 2020 from MSTA on Vimeo. Download the pdf. House Subcommittee on Education Appropriations makes budget recommendations The House continues to make progress on the state spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.  This week the House Subcommittee on Education Appropriations made the changes [...]

FriFeb 21, 2020

MSTA Action – Feb. 21, 2020

February 21st, 2020|Categories: Action|0 Comments

Download the pdf. MSTA activates Rapid Response Call to Action For the first time this session, a call to action was made with the new MSTA Rapid Response program.  MSTA members are encouraged to reach out to their State Senators to let them know they support public education and urge their [...]

FriFeb 14, 2020

MSTA Action – Feb. 14, 2020

February 14th, 2020|Categories: Action, From the Capitol|0 Comments

Download the pdf. Harmful school choice legislation could be debated in the Senate soon Three bills that would have a detrimental effect on public education are on the short list of bills that could be brought up for debate in the Senate soon. SB525 (Emery) would create recovery charter schools in [...]

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