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Live Audio Streaming of State Board Meetings
The Department offers live streaming audio of State Board of Education meetings. This service allows greater access to meetings for everyone around the state. Please note that the monthly meetings will not be recorded. Please visit our LiveStream page to listen to the meetings.

Upcoming State Board Meetings:

  • June 13, 2017
  • August 1, 2017 - Joint Meeting with Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Tan-Tar-A, Osage Beach, Missouri
  • August 15, 2017


News Release: State Board Authorizes Extension for Normandy Joint Executive Governing Board

The State Board of Education today recertified the Joint Executive Governing Board (JEGB) for three years, effective July 1. DESE staff conducted a review of the Normandy Schools Collaborative (NSC) in the areas of academic achievement, culture and climate, improvement planning, educator effectiveness, and financial stability.

“We looked at how we could make our systems more coherent,” said Dr. Charles Pearson, NSC superintendent. “Everyone in the organization now knows how leadership connects to a collaborative culture, connects to curriculum and assessment, and how all that informs instruction.”  Read more