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DESE News Releases


Note:  Listed below are news releases issued  by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Items are listed in date order. 


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April 24 Missouri Semifinalists Named for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
April 21 Department’s Bill Gerling Wins Two Educator Awards from The Missouri Bar
April 17 Missouri "Breaking Traditions" Winners Announced
April 15 State Board of Education Adopts Recommendation Reauthorizing Transitional School District
April 15 School Administrators and Teachers Receive Training through MoLEAD
April 15 Mapaville State School Bus Involved in Accident
April 10 Missouri Names Gold Star Schools
April 10 Missouri NAACP Supports Common Core
April 3 Teachers, Administrators and School Board Members Testify in Senate Common Core Hearing
March 21 State Board Approves Plan for School Districts
March 5 Public Hearings Set for Vocational Rehabilitation State Plan
February 25 St. Louis to Host Public Hearing Tonight on State Support and Intervention Plan
February 24 Public Hearing on State Support and Intervention Plan Tonight in Kansas City
February 18 State Board Approves Emergency Action for Normandy School District
February 18 Department Recommends Supports and Interventions for School Districts
February 18 State Board Reviews Performance Report for Educator Preparation Programs
February 13 Students From B.W. Sheperd Involved in Bus Accident
February 11 Number of Missouri Students Taking Advanced Placement® Exams Doubles
February 11 State Board Upholds UMKC Sponsorship Withdrawl
February 10 State Board Holds Work Session on Unaccredited Districts
February 7 State Board Work Session on Unaccredited Districts
February 6 Springfield, Sikeston to Host Public Hearings on Unaccredited Districts
February 5 Department to Host Hearing on Unaccredited Districts Tonight in St. Louis
February 4 Department Postpones Public Hearing in St. Louis on Unaccredited Districts
February 3 State Education Department Recognizes Schools
January 28 Department to Hold Public Hearing on Unaccredited Districts
January 23 Revised Assessment Plan Allows for More Instructional Time, Saves Money
January 14 State Board Approves New Teacher Certification Requirements
January 14 State Board Hears Testimony on Common Core
January 13 Two Staff Dismissed after Disabled Adult Left on Bus
January 13 State Board Receives Draft Plan for Transforming Unaccredited Districts
January 10 Annual ‘Quality Counts’ Report Released This Week
January 8 Joe Driskill Appointed to State Board of Education
January 7 Gov. Nixon Appoints New State Board of Education Member