News Release

News Release
Date Headline
01/19/23 Kansas City Area Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
01/17/23 DESE Awarded $4 Million Preschool Development Birth Through Age Five Planning Grant
12/01/22 P-EBT Benefits for the 2021-22 School Year and Summer 2022 Are Now Available
11/29/22 DESE Awards Career and Technical Education ARPA Grants
10/24/22 NAEP Releases Missouri’s Scores on Nationwide Report Card
10/18/22 State Board of Education Votes to Continue the Transition Back to Local Governance in Normandy and Riverview Gardens
10/18/22 Teacher Recruitment and Retention Blue Ribbon Commission Presents Final Recommendations
09/19/22 Christina Andrade Melly Named 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year
09/16/22 Seven Missouri Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Accolades
09/01/22 DESE Announces Finalists for 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/30/22 Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Awarded more than $2 Million to Improve Assessments
08/18/22 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year Semi-finalists Announced
08/16/22 The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Releases Statewide Assessment Data
07/25/22 Missouri Honors Pioneers in Education at 61st Annual Cooperative Conference for School Administrators
05/17/22 State Board of Education Adds Members to Riverview Gardens Special Administrative Board
05/12/22 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Honors Two Missouri Seniors
05/06/22 Legislature Addresses Teacher Pay and School Transportation Funding in Budget
04/29/22 Two St. Louis Area Teachers Receive $25,000 Milken Educator Award
04/28/22 Four School Districts and Six Schools Receive Purple Star Designation
04/22/22 U.S. Department of Education Announces Missouri’s 2022 Green Ribbon Schools Honorees
04/20/22 Missouri Recognizes Eight Gold Star Schools
04/12/22 State Board of Education Names Blue Ribbon Commission Members to Address Teacher Recruitment and Retention
03/22/22 DESE and Key Partners Offer Free Mental Health First Aid Training for School Staff and Students
02/24/22 DESE Receives Spending Authority to Distribute Federal Relief Funds to Schools and Child Care Providers
02/10/22 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
01/11/22 State Board Grants Full Accreditation for Kansas City Public Schools
12/07/21 State Board of Education Establishes Priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session
12/07/21 State Board of Education Votes to Begin a Transition Back to Local Governance in Normandy and Riverview Gardens
11/10/21 State of Missouri Offers Credit and Identity Theft Monitoring to Educators after Data Vulnerability Incident
11/09/21 DESE Launches Statewide Partnership to Tackle Missouri’s Teacher Shortages
11/01/21 Governor Parson Appoints Newest Member of the State Board of Education
10/19/21 State Board of Education Appoints Board Members in Riverview Gardens and Normandy
10/19/21 State Board of Education Approves an Emergency Amendment for the Route to Substitute Certification
10/18/21 New Program Aims to Boost Postsecondary Outcomes for Rural Students
09/21/21 Eight Missouri Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Accolades
09/14/21 James Young Named 2022 Missouri Teacher of the Year
09/14/21 DESE Releases Preliminary Statewide Missouri Assessment Program Data
09/02/21 DESE Announces Finalists for 2022 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/18/21 2022 Missouri Teacher of the Year Semifinalists Announced
08/09/21 Missouri Recognizes Eight 2021 Gold Star Schools
07/26/21 Missouri Honors Pioneers in Education at 60th Annual Cooperative Conference for School Administrators
06/17/21 DESE Submits American Rescue Plan Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) State Plan
05/14/21 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Honors Five Missouri Seniors
05/11/21 DESE Allocates Over $50 million for Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grants
04/29/21 State Board of Education Adds Members to Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board
04/16/21 Missouri Joins National PSA Campaign to Address Teacher Shortage
03/18/21 Governor Parson Proclaims April as Month of the Military Child
02/19/21 Missouri Students Recognized for Outstanding Volunteer Service
02/18/21 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
01/26/21 Extension Approved for State Coronavirus Relief Funds to Reimburse Substitute Teachers
01/15/21 Schools Selected to Participate in State’s $18 Million Literacy Development Grant Program
10/26/20 Missouri Sends Initial Shipment of Antigen Tests to Schools Statewide
10/22/20 State Coronavirus Relief Funds Now Available to Reimburse Substitute Teachers
10/20/20 DESE Announces New Office of Early Learning
09/24/20 Seven Missouri Schools Earn 2020 National Blue Ribbon Accolades
09/17/20 Missouri Awarded $18 Million Literacy Development Grant
09/04/20 Darrion Cockrell Named 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/27/20 DESE Announces Finalists for 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/26/20 Former Charter School Executive Director Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme
08/20/20 Missouri Recognizes Seven Gold Star Schools
08/18/20 State Board of Education Approves Alternative Route to Obtain Substitute Certificate
08/17/20 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year Semifinalists Announced
08/10/20 White House Recognizes Two Outstanding Missouri Educators
08/03/20 DHSS & DESE Address Additional Frequently Asked Questions about School Reopening
07/22/20 DESE Announces 2021 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year
07/13/20 State Coronavirus Relief Funds to Assist Missouri Sheltered Workshops
07/09/20 DHSS and DESE Address Frequently Asked Questions about School Reopening Health Guidance
07/07/20 Ronald L. Roberts Appointed to Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board
07/06/20 State Coronavirus Relief Funds to Address K-12 Education Challenges
05/21/20 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Honors Two Missouri Seniors
04/24/20 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Program Highlights Missouri Schools
04/22/20 Missouri National Guard Assists K-12 School Officials to Distribute Food to Students
04/09/20 Missouri Honors 2020 Breaking Traditions Winners
02/25/20 Public Hearings Schedule for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
02/20/20 Missouri Students Recognized for Outstanding Volunteer Service
02/11/20 State Board of Education Approves Standards for MSIP 6
02/11/20 Annual Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs Now Available
02/10/20 St. Louis Area Educator Named Deputy Commissioner of Learning Services
02/06/20 Missouri Students Show Improved Scores & Higher Participation in AP Exams
01/27/20 Governor Parson Appoints Newest Member of the State Board of Education
01/10/20 Columbia Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
12/12/19 Missouri Releases Building Level Per-Pupil Expenditures
12/09/19 Ray-Pec Superintendent Named Deputy Commissioner of Financial & Administrative Services
11/12/19 DESE Showcases Registered Youth Apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship Week
11/07/19 DESE Spotlights Programs & Services for Veterans
10/30/19 NAEP Releases Missouri’s Scores on Nationwide Report Card
10/30/19 Missouri Announces 2019 Statewide ACT Results
10/25/19 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to File a Revised Version of MSIP 6 Proposed Rule
10/17/19 Missouri Educators Recognized by White House
10/17/19 Missouri Releases 2019 Annual Performance Reports
09/26/19 Eight Missouri Schools Earn Blue Ribbon Accolades
09/25/19 Fordland R-III Educator Named 2020 Missouri Teacher of the Year
09/17/19 School Safety Task Force Presents Findings to State Board of Education
09/17/19 Outreach Plan Provides Update on Statewide Teacher Workforce
08/27/19 Missouri Announces Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year
08/16/19 2020 Missouri Teacher of the Year Semifinalists Named
08/14/19 Greater Numbers of Missouri Students Show Mastery of Multiple Languages
08/13/19 Educational Policy Committee Presents Recommendations to State Board of Education
08/13/19 Karen Pierre Appointed to Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board
07/26/19 Missouri Honors Pioneers in Education
07/17/19 DESE Names 2020 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year
06/17/19 Missouri Announces 2019 Gold Star Schools
06/11/19 State Board of Education Appoints New Member to Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board
05/22/19 Missouri Schools Honored By U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Program
05/16/19 Missouri Schools Improve High-Speed Internet Access Through Connect & Learn Initiative
05/14/19 Riverview Gardens Special Administrative Board Gets Extension
05/14/19 State Board of Education Approves Computer Science Academic Performance Standards
05/14/19 Public Comment Opportunity for Missouri School Accountability
05/07/20 Two Missouri Students Recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholars
04/29/19 2019 Breaking Traditions Honorees Announced
04/24/19 Missouri DECA Students Take Career Development Skills to International Competition
04/22/19 FFA Students to be Honored at State Convention April 25-26
04/16/19 State Board Returns Governance of St. Louis Public Schools to Elected Board
04/03/19 Missouri Students Demonstrate Their Skills in State Showcase of Career and Technical Education
04/01/19 Margaret “Peggy” Landwehr to Serve as Chief Counsel to Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
03/26/19 Calhoun R-VIII Earns Full Accreditation
03/15/19 Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Academic Achievement
03/13/19 Mary Sheid Named to Missouri State Board of Education
02/22/19 Missouri Students Receive National Community Service Recognition
02/21/19 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
02/19/19 Annual Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs Now Available
02/13/19 Bayless Elementary Special Education Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award
02/01/19 Missouri Releases Statewide Assessment Results
01/23/19 Missouri Schools to be Recognized for Exemplary Professional Learning Opportunities
11/20/18 State Board Announces New Missouri Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education
11/07/18 Fee Increase for Missouri High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)
11/01/18 Missouri Sets the Bar at 2018 National FFA Convention
10/17/18 Missouri ACT Scores Released for Class of 2018
10/12/18 Eight Missouri Schools Awarded Blue Ribbon Status
09/19/18 Missouri State Board of Education Opens Commissioner Search
08/30/18 Bailey, Claycomb Named to State Board of Education
08/28/18 Francis Howell English Language Arts Teacher Named 2019 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/17/18 Missouri Teacher of the Year Finalists Named for 2019
07/26/18 DESE Recognizes 2018 Pioneers in Education
07/23/18 Missouri Students Shine at 2018 National Technology Student Association Conference
07/20/18 DESE Announces Closure of Two Charter Schools
07/19/18 Missouri’s FCCLA Students Compile More Than 135 Medals at National Conference
07/17/18 DESE Names 2018-19 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year
07/12/18 Missouri Students Participate in Multiple Competitions at International HOSA Leadership Conference
07/10/18 Missouri High School Students Celebrate Top-10 Finishes at National Leadership Competition
07/06/18 Missouri Students Win Big at National SkillsUSA Competition
06/27/18 Two Missouri Educators Recognized by White House
06/14/18 Charter School Renewals, Revised Literacy Requirements, MSIP Update Highlight June Board Presentations
06/12/18 Missouri Welcomes Two Members to State Board of Education
05/29/18 Pilot Year Successful for Seal of Biliteracy
05/18/18 Four Missouri Schools Pick Up Green Ribbon Honors
05/10/18 Missouri Students Honored by U.S. Department of Education
05/01/18 2018 Breaking Traditions Honorees Announced
04/25/18 Missouri Announces 2018 Gold Star Schools
04/13/18 90th Missouri FFA Convention Coming to Columbia April 19-20
04/10/18 Missouri’s Scores Hold Steady in Nation’s Report Card
04/03/18 Missouri Students Demonstrate Their Skills in State Showcase of Career and Technical Education
03/19/18 Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Advancement
02/23/18 Missouri Students Selected by National Community Service Program
02/21/18 Missouri Students Show Improvement on AP Exams
02/15/18 Annual Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs Now Available
02/06/18 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
01/23/18 Missouri Schools Recognized for Exemplary Professional Learning Opportunities
01/17/18 Missouri Wins Approval for State Education Plan
01/04/18 State Board of Education Meeting Cancelled
12/15/17 Missouri Board of Education Sets Process for Commissioner Selection
12/01/17 Missouri Board of Education Removes Commissioner of Education
12/01/17 State Board Grants Provisional Accreditation to Normandy Schools Collaborative
11/29/17 Missouri School for the Deaf Hires New Superintendent
11/21/17 No Change in Leadership for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
11/15/17 Commissioner of Education Elected to National Board of Directors
10/31/17 State Chooses Fine Arts Standards Work Group Members
10/27/17 Missouri Welcomes New Member to the State Board of Education
12/28/20 Seal of Biliteracy Available for Missouri Students
10/17/17 American Government Teacher from Imperial Wins Prestigious Milken Award
09/20/17 Two Missouri AP Scholars Named
09/19/17 State Board of Education Approves Revised Personal Finance Standards
09/08/17 Ritenour Music Teacher Selected as 2017-18 Missouri Teacher of the Year
09/07/17 Missouri 2017 ACT Scores Increase in Every Subject
08/24/17 Missouri Teacher of the Year Finalists Chosen for 2017-18
08/24/17 Missouri Welcomes New Members to the State Board of Education
08/15/17 Missouri Releases Statewide Assessment Results
08/15/17 Missouri State Board of Education Approves ESSA Plan
08/15/17 Missouri Improving Educator Preparation Programs
07/31/17 Missouri Welcomes New State Board of Education Members
07/28/17 Missouri Honors Pioneers in Education
07/25/17 Missouri 2017-18 Regional Teacher of the Year Winners Announced
07/06/17 Hundreds of Missouri Students Showcase Their Technical Skills in National SkillsUSA Competition
06/15/17 Missouri to Offer New Career and Technical Education Certificate for Students
06/13/17 Comment Period is Open for Missouri’s ESSA Plan
05/25/17 Missouri Students Recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholars
05/24/17 Missouri Announces 2017 Gold Star Schools
05/16/17 State Board Authorizes Extension for Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board
05/04/17 Three Missouri Schools Recognized by Green Ribbon Schools Program
04/26/17 Breaking Traditions Award Winners Announced
03/17/17 Work Begins on New Version of the Missouri School Improvement Program
03/14/17 Missouri Releases First Annual Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs
03/01/17 Missouri Students Honored for Outstanding Community Service
02/27/17 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
02/24/17 Missouri Doubles Number of Students Scoring Qualified or Better on AP Exams
01/27/17 Missouri Schools Acknowledged for Professional Learning Opportunities
01/10/17 State Board Grants Full Accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools
12/02/16 State Board Grants Provisionally Accredited Status to Riverview Gardens School District
10/28/16 National Math and Science Initiative Supports Missouri Schools
09/28/16 Eight Missouri Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools
09/22/16 Missouri Schools Receive Grant to Expand School Breakfast Programs
09/13/16 Career and Technical Education Advisory Council Approaches Transition
09/08/16 Savannah R-III Elementary Teacher Named 2016-17 Missouri Teacher of the Year
09/07/16 Statewide 2016 MAP Results Released
08/26/16 White House Recognizes Four Missouri Educators
08/25/16 Seven Finalists Selected for 2016-17 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/24/16 Results of the First Census Administration of the ACT® Released for Missouri Students
08/22/16 Statewide Meetings Planned to Gather Feedback on Missouri Education
08/17/16 Missouri Career and Technical Education Expanding Partnerships
08/12/16 Missouri Teacher Assessment Tests Classroom Teaching Skills
08/09/16 Missouri 2016-17 Regional Teachers of the Year Named
08/03/16 Missouri Improving Teacher Education Programs
07/29/16 Missouri Honors Pioneers in Education
07/06/16 Missouri Teachers Named Finalists for Presidential Teaching Award
06/29/16 Student Transfer Guidance Updated
06/14/16 State Board of Education Takes Action to Update Personal Finance Learning Standards
06/14/16 Riverview Gardens Accreditation Recommendation Postponed Until Fall
06/02/16 Missouri Announces 2016 Gold Star Schools
06/02/16 Ladue Teacher Named Missouri History Teacher of the Year
05/26/16 Missouri’s School USDA Foods Distribution Most Efficient; Cave Storage is the Reason
05/17/15 Educator Equity Efforts Moving Forward in Missouri
05/16/16 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Recognizes Missouri Standouts
05/04/16 Longtime Missouri Educator Named Deputy Commissioner of Financial and Administrative Services
05/02/16 State to Hold Public Hearing on Riverview Gardens School District
04/27/16 Missouri Honors 2016 Breaking Traditions Winners
04/21/16 State to Hold Public Hearing on Normandy Schools Collaborative
04/19/16 State Board Hears Conditions for Transition from an Appointed Board to an Elected Board
04/19/16 State Board Approves New Missouri Learning Standards
03/22/16 Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Advancement
03/22/16 Academic Bowl Team from Missouri School for the Deaf Makes it to Nationals!
03/22/16 Retired Astronaut Linda Godwin Keynotes First-Ever Missouri STEM Event for 7th Grade Girls
03/15/16 Updated Proposed Missouri Learning Standards Presented to State Board
03/08/16 Missouri Preschool Program Grants Awarded
03/02/16 Missouri Students Named as Prudential Spirit of Community Award Winners
02/26/16 Statement on St. Louis Gateway Science Academy Transfer Student
02/22/16 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
02/17/16 Missouri Teachers Return to Their Hometowns
02/16/16 State Board Gets a Look at Proposed Missouri Learning Standards
02/16/16 State Education Officials Maintain Appointed School Boards in St. Louis, Riverview Gardens
02/11/16 Science Teacher from St. Joseph Wins Prestigious Milken Award
01/26/16 Department Launches Website Devoted to Missouri Educators
01/25/16 Schools to be Recognized for Professional Learning
01/12/16 State Board Receives Update on Proposed Missouri Learning Standards
01/12/16 Missouri Board of Education Weighs in on Every Student Succeeds Act
01/12/16 State Launches New Top 10 by 20 Data Dashboard
12/17/15 Liberty School Receives National Recognition for 21st Century Learning Environment
12/01/15 State Board Approves Classification Changes for Missouri School Districts
11/30/15 Nine Missouri Districts Offer Project Lead The Way in Every Grade
11/18/15 Cassville Works Toward Educator Equity with "Grow Your Own" Teacher Recruitment
11/16/15 Department Hires Assistant Commissioner for Office of College and Career Readiness
11/05/15 Renaissance Academy to Pay Back State Education Funds
10/28/15 Missouri’s Scores Hold Steady in Nation’s Report Card, State Rank Improves
10/26/15 Third Public Hearing on Education Standards Held Monday
10/23/15 Missouri School Districts Meet State Standards
10/22/15 Third Public Hearing on Education Standards Scheduled
10/21/15 Missouri Student Information System Receives “Good” Rating in Recent Audit
09/29/15 Eight Missouri Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools
09/17/15 Two Missouri Students Receive State AP Scholar Award
09/16/15 Blue Springs Elementary Teacher Named Missouri’s Teacher of the Year
09/15/15 Student Growth Measures Added to Improve Instruction
09/10/15 Missouri Recognized for Plan to Improve Access to Excellent Teachers
09/01/15 Six Finalists Selected for 2015-16 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/26/15 More Missouri Graduates Take the ACT Exam
08/13/15 Missouri Leadership for Excellence, Achievement and Development Expands to Northeast Missouri
08/12/15 New Program to Provide Transition Assistance for Students with Disabilities
08/11/15 Missouri Students Exceed Expectations on 2015 MAP Assessments
07/23/15 Teacher Academy Launching this Fall Offers Training and Support
07/22/15 Missouri to Honor Pioneers in Education
07/15/15 Missouri Teachers Win National Math and Science Award
07/02/15 New Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Quality Schools Begins Work
06/30/15 Notice of Periodic Rule Review
06/30/15 Surveys Show Missouri Educators Strongly Support Top 10 by 20 Goals
06/23/15 Missouri Granted ESEA Waiver Extension
06/19/15 Leadership Academy Marks 30th Anniversary; 20 years for Regional Professional Development Centers
06/16/15 New Member Appointed To Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board
06/16/15 Content Assessment Qualifying Scores to Remain Same
06/12/15 School Districts to get Faster Results with Enhanced Background Checks
06/10/15 Missouri Graduate Headed to Brazil for WorldSkills Competition
06/03/15 Schools to be Honored for Effective Implementation of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
05/21/15 Missouri Names Eight Gold Star Schools
05/21/15 State Board Elects New Officers
05/18/15 Department Employee Wins State Award for Leadership
05/12/15 Stop Summer Slide with “Read MOre, Missouri!” Reading Challenge
05/06/15 Missouri High School Seniors Receive Citizenship Awards
05/05/15 Students Complete More than 1.8 million Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Online Testing Sessions
04/30/15 Missouri Honors Breaking Traditions Winners
04/28/15 Missouri Juniors Taking the ACT Today
04/22/15 State to Hold Public Hearing on Normandy Schools Collaborative
04/20/15 State Board Holds Public Hearing on HB 1490 Work Groups
04/14/15 Second Public Hearing on Education Standards Scheduled
04/03/15 Statement on Release of Pre-K Funds
04/01/15 State Partnership Earns National Award
04/01/15 Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Testing Window Begins This Week
03/17/15 Normandy Schools Collaborative Classified as Unaccredited
03/16/15 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation
03/12/15 Two Missouri Students Recognized for Volunteer Service
03/11/15 Appeal Filed on Missouri Membership in Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
03/10/15 Statement on Normandy Appeal
02/26/15 Statement from Commissioner of Education on Passing of Auditor Tom Schweich
02/25/15 Statement on Smarter Balanced Membership Ruling
02/19/15 Statement on Student Transfer Guidelines Update
02/17/15 Statement on Normandy Schools Collaborative Joint Executive Governing Board
02/17/15 Calhoun R-VIII Presents Improvement Plan to State Board
02/17/15 State Board Approves Renewal for Seven Missouri Charter Schools
02/17/15 Board Updated on Educator Preparation Programs
02/10/15 Department Recognizes Exemplary Schools
02/12/15 Statement in Reaction to Judgment in Normandy Student Transfer Lawsuit
02/05/15 Maynard Wallace Confirmed as Member of State Board of Education
02/03/15 Statement on Auditor’s Report on Early Childhood Development, Education and Care Fund
02/03/15 Deputy Commissioner Named One of Southwest Missouri’s PathFinders
01/30/15 Assistant Commissioner Named for Office of Quality Schools
01/29/15 Grant to Provide Leadership Training for Kansas City Area Educators
01/23/15 Department Names Two to Top Posts
01/15/15 Jennings, Hickman Mills C-1 and Riverview Gardens Present Updates to State Board
01/14/15 Missouri High School Students Connect with Career-Oriented Experiences
01/14/15 Achievement Cut Scores Set for Missouri Assessment Program
12/17/14 State Board Names New Missouri Commissioner of Education
12/08/14 Configure Finalists Chosen for Missouri Commissioner of Education
12/05/14 Department Consultant Killed in South St. Louis County
12/04/14 State Board Approves Qualifying Scores for Missouri Content Assessments
12/04/14 State Board Grants Additional Authority for Normandy Board
11/25/14 Commissioner of Education Statement on Ferguson
11/21/14 Deadline for Commissioner of Education Nominations
11/06/14 State Board to Consider Giving Full Authority to Normandy Schools Collaborative Board
10/29/14 State Board Approves Top 10 by 20 Plan
12/28/20 State Board Approves Normandy Schools Collaborative Accountability Plan
10/28/14 The Process for Selection of a New Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
10/16/14 Third Grade Teacher from O’Fallon Wins Prestigious Milken Award
10/10/14 Configure Public Hearing on HB 1490 Work Groups Scheduled
10/09/14 Missouri Receives Extension for ESEA Waiver
10/07/14 Missouri Applies for Early Childhood Education Grant
10/01/14 Missouri School Meals Program Wins USDA Performance Award
09/30/14 Seven Missouri Public Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools
09/24/14 Statement on Work Groups for HB 1490
09/19/14 Department to Hold Public Hearing on Riverview Gardens School District
09/19/14 More Missouri Students Receive Free School Meals
09/18/14 Department to Convene Work Group Sessions Regarding Charter School Law
09/18/14 State Board Approves Request for Full Accreditation in Swedeborg R-III
09/15/14 State Board President Statement on Dr. Nicastro's Retirement
09/15/14 Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro Announces Retirement
08/22/14 State Aims to Increase Early Childhood Education Opportunities Through Grant
09/05/14 Work Groups to Begin Reviewing Missouri Education Standards
08/29/14 Districts Increase Annual Performance Report Scores
08/29/14 Statement in response to lower APR numbers for Normandy School District
08/26/14 Hazelwood Journalism Teacher Named Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/22/14 State Agencies Conduct Training for Educators in Wake of Ferguson
08/22/14 National Math and Science Initiative Training Offered for Normandy Teachers
08/21/14 Pathways to Prosperity Teams with IBM for Internships
08/20/14 Statement on State Board of Education Closed Meeting
08/20/14 Missouri 2014 Graduates Show Greater College Readiness with Higher ACT Scores
08/19/14 Statement from the Department regarding the State Auditor’s Review
08/15/14 Statement on Normandy Transfer Lawsuit Ruling
08/13/14 State Board of Education Receives Update on Criteria for Accredited with Distinction Classification
08/12/14 Statement from Commissioner Nicastro to North St. Louis County Community
08/12/14 Missouri Assessment Scores Fall While Some Districts Show Progress
08/06/14 Kansas City Public Schools Receives Provisional Accreditation
07/30/14 Winners Announced For School Breakfast Challenge
07/25/14 Governor, Nationally-Known Education Experts to Speak at Annual Conference
07/25/14 Pioneers in Education to be Honored Monday
07/25/14 Governor Nixon Appoints Maynard Wallace to State Board of Education
07/23/14 State Board Changes Normandy Transfer Policy, Hears District Update
07/22/14 Burden of Proof of Provisional Status Remains on Kansas City Public Schools
07/21/14 Flipped Classroom Concept Coming to Normandy Schools Collaborative
07/18/14 Transition Officer Named for Normandy Schools Collaborative
07/17/14 Department Hires New Assistant Commissioner and Director of Legislative Outreach
07/11/14 Dramatic Shift in Educator Evaluation Coming to Normandy Schools Collaborative
07/07/14 Missouri a Leader in Improving Educator Preparation
07/01/14 Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board Holds First Meeting
07/01/14 Normandy Schools Collaborative Governing Board Meets Today
06/30/14 Normandy Finishes School Year without State Funds
06/26/14 Work Continues on Normandy Schools Collaborative
06/24/14 Notice to Vendors Related to Bonded Indebtedness of the Normandy School District
06/20/14 Configure Statement on Francis Howell School District Refusing Normandy Student Transfers
06/20/14 Statement on Normandy Temporary Restraining Order Dismissal
06/20/14 Missouri District Receives Grant for National Math and Science Initiative
06/19/14 School Transfer Guidance Updated
06/19/14 Pathways to Prosperity Event Promotes School-Business Partnerships
06/19/14 Vocational Rehabilitation Employees Honored for Service
06/18/14 Missouri Leadership for Excellence, Achievement and Development Continues to Expand
06/17/14 Geoffrey Barney Named Missouri School for the Blind Superintendent
06/16/14 Normandy Schools Collaborative to Operate with New Leadership
06/11/14 Missouri Schools to be Honored for Implementing Effective Positive Behavior Support
05/27/14 Stop Summer Slide with “Read MOre, Missouri!” Reading Challenge
05/23/14 Missouri Schools Show Growth in STEM Education
05/22/14 Department Denies Normandy Expense to Sue State, Districts
05/20/14 Normandy Schools Will Continue to Operate with New Board
05/15/14 Normandy Transition Task Force Delivers Report for School District
05/15/14 After-School Grants Open For Bid
05/15/14 Three Missouri Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholars
05/14/14 Mark Twain Students Take Third at National Culinary Arts Competition
05/14/14 Parkway Schools Nurse Honored for Diabetes Work
05/06/14 Missouri School Improvement Program 5 (MSIP 5) Adds Job Skills Measure
04/24/14 Missouri Semifinalists Named for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
04/21/14 Department’s Bill Gerling Wins Two Educator Awards from The Missouri Bar
04/17/14 Missouri “Breaking Traditions” Winners Announced
04/15/14 School Administrators and Teachers Receive Training through MoLEAD
04/15/14 State Board of Education Adopts Recommendation Reauthorizing Transitional School District
04/10/14 Missouri Names Gold Star Schools
04/10/14 Missouri NAACP Supports Common Core
04/02/14 Teachers, Administrators and School Board Members Testify in Senate Common Core Hearing
03/21/14 State Board Approves Improvement Plan for School Districts
02/24/14 Public Hearing on State Support and Intervention Plan Tonight in Kansas City
02/18/14 State Board Approves Emergency Action for Normandy School District
02/18/14 State Board Reviews Performance Report for Educator Preparation Programs
02/18/14 Department Recommends Supports and Interventions for School Districts
02/13/14 Students from B.W. Sheperd Involved in Bus Accident
02/11/14 State Board Upholds UMKC Sponsorship Withdrawal
02/11/14 Number of Missouri Students Taking Advanced Placement® Exams Doubles
02/10/14 State Board Holds Work Session on Unaccredited Districts
02/07/14 State Board Work Session on Unaccredited Districts
02/06/14 Springfield, Sikeston to Host Public Hearings on Unaccredited Districts
01/28/14 Department to Hold Public Hearing on Unaccredited Districts
01/23/14 Revised Assessment Plan Allows for More Instructional Time, Saves Money
01/14/14 State Board Hears Testimony on Common Core
01/14/14 Configure State School Board Approves New Teacher Certification Requirements
01/13/14 Two Staff Dismissed after Disabled Adult Left on Bus
01/13/14 State Board Receives Draft Plan for Transforming Unaccredited Districts
10/10/14 Annual ‘Quality Counts’ Report Released This Week
10/08/14 Gov. Nixon Appoints New Member to State Board of Education
10/07/14 Gov. Nixon Appoints New State Board of Education Member
12/27/13 Missouri Schools Win Federal School Improvement Grants
12/11/13 State Board and Department Seeking Options to Transfers
12/10/13 Changes Coming for High School Equivalency Testing
12/09/13 Board President Statement on Kansas City Star Article
11/20/13 Board President Statement
11/12/13 Public Hearing Held at Normandy
11/07/13 Missouri Scores Hold Steady in Nation’s Report Card
11/07/13 Missouri Schools Implementing Common Core State Standards
11/06/13 State Sets Public Hearings on Riverview Gardens School District
11/05/13 State Meets with UMKC over Concerns about Hope Academy Charter School
11/01/13 Missouri Students Score above Average in International Comparison
10/31/13 State Sets Public Hearings on Normandy School District
10/22/13 State Board of Education Hears Update on Long-Term Plan for Unaccredited Districts
10/22/13 State Board of Education Takes No Action on Kansas City Accreditation
10/18/13 Teacher of the Year, Finalists to Be Honored Monday
10/17/13 Joplin High School Teacher Wins Prestigious Milken Award
10/07/13 Missouri Education Department Chooses Vendor for Assessments
10/30/13 New Missouri Learning Standards Website Launched
09/27/13 Two Missouri Students Receive State AP Scholar Award
09/26/13 Education Department Will Not Recommend Change in Kansas City’s Accreditation
09/24/13 Eight Public Schools in Missouri Earn National Blue Ribbon Honors
09/17/13 State Board Approves Budget Request for Elementary and Secondary Education
09/16/13 Research on Technology Readiness in Missouri Schools Presented to State Board
09/16/13 State Continues Work on New Educator Preparation Program Standards
09/10/13 Statement on Incident at Ashland High School
09/09/13 State Board of Education Reaches Agreement on Gordon Parks Ruling
08/28/13 Education Department Requests Motion to Amend Gordon Parks Decision
08/23/13 State Releases Annual Performance Reports for Districts and Schools
08/22/13 Fenton Educator Named Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/21/13 ACT Report Shows College Readiness Needs Improvement
08/20/13 Essential Principles of Effective Evaluation Approved by State Board of Education
08/20/13 Student Assessment Scores Hold Steady in Communication Arts, Increase in Science
08/20/13 State Board of Education Starts Long-Term Planning in Unaccredited Districts
08/09/13 Seven Finalists Selected for 2013-2014 Missouri Teacher of the Year
08/02/13 Students from Missouri School for the Deaf Involved in Bus Accident
07/30/13 School Breakfast Challenge Winners Announced
07/26/13 Governor, National Education Experts Set to Speak at Annual Conference
07/26/13 Pioneers in Education to be Recognized by State
07/12/13 Education Officials Praise Signing of Unaccredited School District Legislation
07/08/13 State Finalists Selected for National Mathematics and Science Award
07/08/13 Columbia Students Sweep National Culinary and Baking Contests
06/19/13 Department Issues Guidance on Student Transfers
06/18/13 K-12 and Higher Education Departments Plan for Future of Missouri Education
06/18/13 New Assessments Focus on Preparing Future Teachers for the Classroom
06/18/13 Board Recommends Early Childhood Readiness Tool
06/17/13 Embassy of Spain Recognizes St. Louis Language Immersion School
06/14/13 Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Eliminates Waiting List for Services
06/14/13 Gov. Nixon Appoints New State Board of Education Member
06/12/13 Missouri Chooses New High School Equivalency Test
06/06/13 Missouri Ranked Top 10 in Nation for Graduation Rate by Diplomas Count
06/04/13 Schools to be Honored for Providing Positive Behavior Support
05/30/13 Practice Tests Provide Preview of New Statewide Student Assessments
05/17/13 Trenton High School Receives National Breakthrough Schools Award
05/15/13 Still Receives Friend of Education Award
05/14/13 State Board Approves Missouri's Model Educator Evaluation System
05/14/13 State to Expand Pathways to Prosperity Project
05/13/13 College Content-readiness Policy Approved for Common Core Standards
05/10/13 Two Missouri Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholars
05/02/13 Students and Educators Honored for “Breaking Traditions” in Careers
05/02/13 Missouri Pre-K Funding Declines
05/01/13 Missouri Educators Selected for National Dream Team Focused on Common Core
05/01/13 Statement from Commissioner of Education Chris L. Nicastro: Missouri Department of Education Applauds Thoughtful District and State Implementation of Common Core
05/01/13 Education Researchers Select Six Schools to Launch National Inclusion Initiative
04/24/13 Center School District Elementary Receives National Recognition
04/19/13 Sixteen High School Students Receive State Citizenship Award
04/11/13 State Names Gold Star Schools in Education
04/11/13 Two Missouri Educators Among Five Inductees for National Teachers Hall of Fame
04/11/13 Kansas City, St. Louis Mayors Show Their Support for Common Core State Standards
04/10/13 New Assessments for Future Teachers Being Phased In Over Next Two Years
04/08/13 Students Gather Food and Funds to Help Feed the Hungry
04/01/13 Missouri schools testing new assessments for Common Core State Standards
03/18/13 Common Core State Standards Garner More Than 400 Endorsements
03/06/13 Missouri Educators and Business Leaders Come Together to Support Common Core State Standards
03/05/13 Missouri Principal One of '20 to Watch' for Improving Education through Technology
02/20/13 More Missouri Students Succeeding on Advanced Placement Exams
02/13/13 State Education Department Recognizes Schools
02/13/13 Two Missouri Students Recognized for Outstanding Volunteer Service
12/22/20 Pilot Program Aims to Put Missouri Students on Path to Career Success
02/05/13 Public Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation State Plan
02/04/13 Lee's Summit Educator Recognized in First Annual 'Leaders to Learn From' Report
02/04/13 CTE Program Participation Increases in Missouri
01/22/13 State Launches Leadership Development Program for Educators
01/22/13 State Board of Education Approves Updated Resource and Process Standards
01/10/13 Missouri Earns Slightly Higher Grade in 'Quality Counts' Report
01/09/13 Current Version of GED Test to Expire December 2013