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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCPS updates immunization, human sexuality policiesthem, but they're required by the state to include it in the curriculum. It's n
JCPS updates immunization, human sexuality policies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
them, but they're required by the state to include it in the curriculum. It's not something students are tested on, but the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has standards districts have to follow. "Parents are a part of this," she... Read more
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OJornal News
Bill offers new approach to ELL educationAs of December 2015, the district had 1,650 English Language Learners, that spe
Bill offers new approach to ELL education
OJornal News / Posted 2 days ago
As of December 2015, the district had 1,650 English Language Learners, that speak 67 different languages. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education defines transitional bilingual education as a program that initially offers... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Sex-ed bill stirs debate on Beacon HillGuttmacher Institute, a U.S. research institution that advocates for health and
Sex-ed bill stirs debate on Beacon Hill
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Guttmacher Institute, a U.S. research institution that advocates for health and reproductive rights. In Massachusetts, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education offers a Comprehensive Health Curriculum Framework that suggests what... Read more
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Boston Globe
Salem charter school faces lingering challengesstudents designated in the “Needs Improvement” and “Warning/Failing” categories
Salem charter school faces lingering challenges
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
students designated in the “Needs Improvement” and “Warning/Failing” categories. In its school accountability study, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported that the Bentley had successfully “met target” for Hispanic/Latino... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State: Lack of clarity by school after head resignstwo aspects of Charter School Performance Criteria. After a site visit to the s
State: Lack of clarity by school after head resigns
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
two aspects of Charter School Performance Criteria. After a site visit to the school and numerous staff interviews, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education also concluded that the circumstances around Egmont's departure "imposed a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Steps toward suicide awareness and preventionstatewide beginning with the 2017-18 school year. Under a state law signed by G
Steps toward suicide awareness and prevention
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
statewide beginning with the 2017-18 school year. Under a state law signed by Gov. Jay Nixon in early June, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will develop guidelines and training material regarding suicide... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Egmont paid nearly $100G in severance by Lowell charter school boardChair Doeun Kol and Tyrone Mowatt, ended their two, three-year terms last month
Egmont paid nearly $100G in severance by Lowell charter school board
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Chair Doeun Kol and Tyrone Mowatt, ended their two, three-year terms last month. They departed from the board just as the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education preliminarily approved bylaws that allow for an extended term of one to four... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schoolsrestricted funding will mean far fewer schools get money for training, which ha
Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schools
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
restricted funding will mean far fewer schools get money for training, which has included counter-radicalization training. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education spokeswoman Sarah Potter told The Associated Press that $630,500 in school... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell schools part of task force working on alternative assessmentsJack Schneider and state Sen. Patricia Jehlen of Somerville and her husband, Al
Lowell schools part of task force working on alternative assessments
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Jack Schneider and state Sen. Patricia Jehlen of Somerville and her husband, Alain -- hopes to present a system to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that could be a model for the entire state. AdvertisementParticipating... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
National conference validates JCPS planthey were given four days to revamp next year's curriculum. The progress of th
National conference validates JCPS plan
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
they were given four days to revamp next year's curriculum. The progress of that work could have been derailed when the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released new Missouri Learning Standards. But the district decided to move... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schoolsrestricted funding will mean far fewer schools get money for training, which ha
Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schools
KOMU Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
restricted funding will mean far fewer schools get money for training, which has included counter-radicalization training. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education spokeswoman Sarah Potter told The Associated Press that $630,500 in school... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schoolsrestricted funding will mean far fewer schools get money for training, which ha
Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schools
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
restricted funding will mean far fewer schools get money for training, which has included counter-radicalization training. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education spokeswoman Sarah Potter told The Associated Press that $630,500 in school... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
DESE fights to rank among top ten states in next four yearssaid. “If you look at the school level factor, the number one impact is having
DESE fights to rank among top ten states in next four years
KOMU Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
said. “If you look at the school level factor, the number one impact is having a great teacher.” Goal four: The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will improve Departmental efficiency and operational effectiveness To... Read more
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The Cass County Democrat Missourian
TIF error cost Belton schools, city $461,000of the audit. “This could be a long, drawn-out process,” Poisal said. The sch
TIF error cost Belton schools, city $461,000
The Cass County Democrat Missourian / Posted 17 days ago
of the audit. “This could be a long, drawn-out process,” Poisal said. The school district’s funding from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) relies in part on the property taxes the district is expected to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City Public Schools 'tightening up' discipline10 consecutive days. Seventeen incidents resulted in suspensions of more than 1
Jefferson City Public Schools 'tightening up' discipline
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
10 consecutive days. Seventeen incidents resulted in suspensions of more than 10 days, according to data collected by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The rate of drug and alcohol offenses at the district is slightly higher... Read more
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Lowell Sun
SJC pulls Common Core repeal from Nov. ballotGates money has won," Sandra Stotsky, a petition supporter and former senior as
SJC pulls Common Core repeal from Nov. ballot
Lowell Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Gates money has won," Sandra Stotsky, a petition supporter and former senior associate commissioner in the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, told the News Service on Friday. On Tuesday, the Supreme Judicial Court... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Dyslexia screenings law brings concernwith it," Ghan said. The law will also provide reasonable classroom support co
Dyslexia screenings law brings concern
KOMU Columbia / Posted 22 days ago
with it," Ghan said. The law will also provide reasonable classroom support consistent with guidelines developed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Cathy Cook is an educator with a masters degree in special education, and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State OKs term extensions for Lowell charter-school trusteesextensions for Lowell charter-school trustees LOWELL -- Despite recent turmoil
State OKs term extensions for Lowell charter-school trustees
Lowell Sun / Posted 23 days ago
extensions for Lowell charter-school trustees LOWELL -- Despite recent turmoil and a plea from parents to the state, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has preliminarily approved term extensions for Lowell Community Charter... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State OKs term extensions for Lowell charter school trusteesextensions for Lowell charter school trustees LOWELL -- Despite recent turmoil
State OKs term extensions for Lowell charter school trustees
Lowell Sun / Posted 23 days ago
extensions for Lowell charter school trustees LOWELL -- Despite recent turmoil and a plea from parents to the state, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has preliminarily approved term extensions for Lowell Community Charter... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
7 board approves preliminary budget for new school year2015-16 or 1.4 percent). Other revenue areas are based on historical informati
7 board approves preliminary budget for new school year
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted 25 days ago
2015-16 or 1.4 percent). Other revenue areas are based on historical information, the most current information from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and other sources. The overall operating fund revenue is budgeted to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Dyslexia screenings mandatedforce will recommend how classroom accommodations should be delivered. Kim Stu
Dyslexia screenings mandated
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
force will recommend how classroom accommodations should be delivered. Kim Stuckey, a dyslexia specialist for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said school officials are going to create better awareness about... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Governor signs bill to screen every public school student for dyslexiaforce will recommend how classroom accommodations should be delivered. Kim Stu
Governor signs bill to screen every public school student for dyslexia
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
force will recommend how classroom accommodations should be delivered. Kim Stuckey, a dyslexia specialist for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, says that school officials are going to create better awareness about... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri public school students to get dyslexia screeningsforce will recommend how classroom accommodations should be delivered. Kim Stu
Missouri public school students to get dyslexia screenings
KOMU Columbia / Posted 26 days ago
force will recommend how classroom accommodations should be delivered. Kim Stuckey, a dyslexia specialist for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, says that school officials are going to create better awareness about... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Be circumspect when adding mandates to educationfrom birth through kindergarten. The rating system, required in every other sta
Be circumspect when adding mandates to education
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
from birth through kindergarten. The rating system, required in every other state, would be developed by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in collaboration with other agencies. Permitting non-public high schools,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri to allow rating systems for preschoolsigned a law Wednesday that allows early childhood education centers to opt int
Missouri to allow rating systems for preschool
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
signed a law Wednesday that allows early childhood education centers to opt into a voluntary quality rating system. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is still working out the details, but the rating system could include staff... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri law aims to help teachers of traumatized childrenweek signed legislation to give Missouri teachers support in working with traum
Missouri law aims to help teachers of traumatized children
KOMU Columbia / Posted 29 days ago
week signed legislation to give Missouri teachers support in working with traumatized children. The new law calls for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to give intensive training to five schools in what's called the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Missouri preschools to be on rating systemthe costs of tuition for two years. Establishing the Legislative Task Force on
Missouri preschools to be on rating system
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted a month ago
the costs of tuition for two years. Establishing the Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia, and directing the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary education to develop guidelines for the screening of students with dyslexia and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri preschools to be on rating systemthe costs of tuition for two years. Establishing the Legislative Task Force on
Missouri preschools to be on rating system
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted a month ago
the costs of tuition for two years. Establishing the Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia, and directing the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary education to develop guidelines for the screening of students with dyslexia and... Read more

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