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Posted March 27, 2014

Missouri Learning Standards Newsletter
The Department recently started an e-newsletter regarding the Missouri Learning Standards. The newsletter provides updated information on the standards, including videos, blog posts and the latest on the Common Core State Standards. Please visit to subscribe.


Earth Day Event at Capitol

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is hosting its 20th annual Earth Day event April 25 on the south lawn of the Capitol in Jefferson City. This year they’re pulling out all the stops to make this a fun, exciting and educational field trip for you and your class.  While the event is open to everyone, it’s geared toward fifth grade. 

Public Review Period for Career Readiness Materials
The Career Readiness Frameworks and accompanying documents are now available on the Smarter Balanced website. Teachers, higher education faculty, members of the business community, and other interested parties are encouraged to review and provide feedback on these materials. The career readiness documents will be available for public review until March 28, 2014.  A survey link is also provided for reviewers to register their feedback.

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