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Vision, Mission & Goals

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Our Vision

Missouri public schools:
 the best choice…the best results!

Our Mission

 The mission of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is to guarantee the superior preparation and performance of every child in school and in life.

Our Goals 

1.
All Missouri students will graduate college and career ready.
2.
All Missouri children will enter kindergarten prepared to be successful in school.
3.
Missouri will prepare, develop, and support effective educators.
4.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will improve departmental efficiency and operational effectiveness.

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