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Notice of Public Meeting - Missouri Charter Public School Commission

The Missouri Charter Public School Commission is holding a public meeting on December 16, 2014, for the purpose of organizing to carry out duties required by Mo. Rev. Stat. §§ 160.425. This meeting will be conducted in the Jefferson State Office Building, 5th Floor Conference Room, 205 Jefferson Street, Jefferson City, Missouri and will commence at 10:00 a.m. Read more


Notice of Public Hearing - Riverview Gardens

Notice is hereby given that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will conduct a public hearing pursuant to Mo. Rev. Stat. § 162.081 relating to the Riverview Gardens School District, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 22, 2014, at Riverview Gardens School District, Family Community Resource Center, 1160 St. Cyr Road, St. Louis, Missouri.  Read more


Accredited with Distinction

  • The State Board of Education discussed a revised set of criteria based on public feedback at the December board meeting (Proposed Criteria). Accredited with Distinction is currently an agenda item for the March State Board meeting.

MSIP 5 Scoring Guide Webinars

October, 2012

MSIP 5 Scoring Guide 


Unaccredited schools FAQ

The Department has prepared a frequently asked questions document to address common questions related to school districts which are or may become unaccredited.


Information about MSIP 5


USDE Accepts Missouri's Compliance Review Responses

The US Department of Education recently reviewed Missouri’s responses to the USDE Compliance Review conducted of the Missouri’s administration of Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Except for a few activities that are “in progress” and which will require some future documentation, the USDE accepted Missouri’s responses in full.


ESEA Flexibility Waiver

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has received a flexibility waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind.