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FriMay 17, 2019

MSTA Action – May 17, 2019

May 17th, 2019|Categories: Action|0 Comments

Download the pdf. MSTA testifies before the school safety task force In March, Gov. Mike Parson created the Missouri School Safety Task Force. Since then, the task force has traveled the state as part of a listening tour to gather information concerning school safety. In their final meeting in Jefferson City, [...]

FriMay 3, 2019

MSTA Action – May 3, 2019

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House creates Omnibus Education Bill It happens every year near the end of the legislative session, a committee creates an omnibus bill in order to try and include as many bills as possible into one piece of legislation in order to get them to the governor’s desk. This year the House [...]

FriApr 26, 2019

MSTA Action – April 26, 2019

April 26th, 2019|Categories: Action|0 Comments

Download the pdf. Foundation formula to be fully funded The Senate gave approval to HB2 (Smith) this week that included a $61 million increase for the state foundation formula that funds K-12 schools. The House version of the budget also includes this increase, meaning that no other compromise will be needed [...]

ThuApr 18, 2019

MSTA Action – April 18, 2019

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Action|0 Comments

Download the pdf. House passes alternative method of instruction bill The House of Representatives approved HB281 & 570 (Kelley). Beginning in the 2020-21 school year, a district would not be required to make up any hours of school lost or canceled due to exceptional or emergency circumstances if the district uses [...]

FriApr 12, 2019

MSTA Action – April 12, 2019

April 12th, 2019|Categories: Action|0 Comments

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 [...]

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