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Download the pdf. See you at the Capitol By MSTA President Nickie Jones My word for 2020 is “empower.” I strive to empower my students to gain the skills and work habits they will need to be successful in the future. I strive to empower my own children to be confident, [...]
Download the pdf. Harmful education legislation advancing in Missouri Senate Several school choice measures had committee hearings this week, two of the bills were voted out of committee and could soon be placed on the Senate calendar for debate. SB581 (Cierpiot), a proposed voucher program called the “Show Me a Brighter [...]
Download the pdf. Senate committee hears school voucher bill The Senate Ways and Means Committee heard a bill to give school vouchers to low-income students to attend private schools. The bill pays for the scholarships by offering tax credits to people or corporations that make contributions to the scholarship fund. MSTA [...]
MSTA supports Dr. Melinda Moss and Darren Farmer for PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees The PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees ensures Missouri’s education retirement systems provide a quality retirement for professionals in education and that the systems can maintain their goal of recruiting and retaining teachers and staff. The board makes decisions regarding [...]
Download the pdf. State Board of Education hears update on The Teacher Outreach Plan Following the Teacher Workforce Data report in January of 2019, the board tasked the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to come up with a plan to address the alarming trends in both Missouri and nationwide [...]
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, [...]
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