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State Board News & Updates

Upcoming State Board Meetings:

  • December 4 & 5 (Branson)
  • January 12 (pm) & 13, 2015
  • February 17, 2015

State Board Approves Top 10 by 20 Plan

On Tuesday, the State Board of Education approved the Department’s updated Top 10 by 20 plan for fiscal year 2015. Read more

State Board Approves Normandy Schools Collaborative Accountability Plan

The State Board of Education approved an accountability plan for the Normandy Schools Collaborative during Tuesday’s State Board meeting. The plan builds on the assets of Normandy students, parents, educators and other community members to help ensure students achieve continued academic growth.  Read more

The Process for Selection of a New Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

The State Board of Education will accept all nominations and applications in an open search for the position of Commissioner of Education. Read more

State Board Holds Public Hearing on HB1490 Work Groups

The State Board of Education conducted the first of three public hearings on Monday to discuss education standards related to HB 1490.

HB 1490, which was passed into law during the 2014 legislative session, calls for work groups of education professionals and parents to develop and recommend academic performance standards in English language arts, mathematics, social studies and science.  Read more