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2012 News Releases


December 20

Eight Missouri Schools in the Running for 'Blue Ribbon' Recognition

December 11

Missouri Students Selected as Delegates in the U.S. Senate Youth Program

December 7

Missouri Students Score Above National Average on Vocabulary Test

December 4

Most Missouri Schools Technology Ready for New, Computer-Based Tests

November 28

Vendors Selected to Create New State Educator Certification Assessment System

November 28

State Board of Education Elects New President, Vice President

November 27

State Board Approves New Educator Preparation Program Standards

November 16

National Report Shows Missouri's Progress on Education Data System

November 9

Missouri Students Taking More Foreign Language, World History Classes

November 9

Vocational Rehabilitation Discontinues Service Agreement with Community Employment Inc.

November 1

Deadline Extended for Comment on State Special Education Plan

October 18

Missouri Organizations Receive National Recognition for School Improvement Efforts

October 18

Board of Education Adopts International Education Week Resolution

October 18

Missouri Communities to Support Afterschool Programs

October 16

State Board Reclassifies St. Louis Public Schools Provisionally Accredited

October 15

Teacher of the Year, Finalists to Be Honored Tonight

October 11

State Board President Peter Herschend to Receive National Recognition

September 25

Three Missouri Students Receive State AP Scholar Award

September 25

More Missouri Students Earning College Credit
September 18 State Board Classifies Normandy as Unaccredited
September 18 State Board of Education Gives Preliminary Approval to Updated Standards for Schools
September 14 Missouri Students Participate in First National Computer-Based Test
September 14 State Board to Review SLPS Accreditation in October
September 10 New Chinese Language Program Supports International Education
September 10 Four Public Schools Earn National "Blue Ribbon" Honors
August 23 Enrollment Now Open for Fall MoVIP Courses
August 22 Missouri ACT Scores Remain Unchanged
August 21 State Board Reviews Model Curriculum Units
August 20 State Education Agency Launches School Breakfast Challenge
August 14 Missouri Students Show Continued Improvement on Annual Assessments
August 10 Gov. Nixon Appoints New Member to State Board of Education
August 10 St. Louis Educator Named Missouri Teacher of the Year
August 2 Finalists Named for 2012-13 Missouri Teacher of the Year
July 27 State Officials to Honor Pioneers in Education
July 27 Education Experts to Speak at Statewide Conference
July 26 New Model Curriculum Units Available for Missouri Educators
July 12 Six State Finalists Named for Math and Science Teaching Award
June 29 Missouri's ESEA Flexibility Waiver Approved
June 21 Missouri State Board of Education Affirms the Healthy Missouri Initiative Petition
June 20 State Education Board Approves Pilot of New Educator Evaluation System
June 19 Missouri State Board of Education Supports MSIP 5 Scoring Guide
June 19 Missouri to Participate in Pathways to Prosperity
June 14 Missouri Teachers Recognized for Excellence in Math and Science
June 12 Schools to be Honored for Effective Implementation of Positive Behavior Support
June 7 Missouri's Graduation Rate on the Rise
June 6 Missouri Disability Determination Services Supports National Workload
May 17 Federal Officials Confirm ARRA Auditing Procedures
May 16 Missouri Schools Receive 'What Parents Want Award'
May 16 Four Missouri Schools Ranked Best High Schools in the Nation
May 14 Missouri to Participate in GED Test Pilot
May 11 Eighth Graders Hold Steady on National Science Test
May 10 Special Education Improvement Grants Awarded
May 10 Two Missouri Seniors Selected as Presidential Scholars
May 7 Enrollment Now Open for Summer MoVIP Courses
May 7 Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Recognized as a High-Performing State Agency
May 3 Students of Closing Imagine Charter Schools Find New Schools
April 26 First School Fair Saturday for Imagine Charter School Students
April 24 Ten Missouri Seniors Selected as Semifinalists in Presidential Scholars Program
April 20 Missouri Students and Educators Honored for “Breaking Traditions” in Careers
April 19 Eight Public High Schools Earn 'Gold Star' Honors
April 17 State Education Board Approves Closing Three Imagine Charter Academies in St. Louis
April 16 High School Students Receive State Citizenship Award
March 30 Education Department Prepares for Missouri Assessment Program
March 29 Missouri Baptist University Expresses Intent to End Charter Sponsorship
March 29 Statement Regarding Turner, et al. v. School District of Clayton et al.
March 26 Education official honored by Missouri School Administrators Association
March 23 'Now for Later' Video and Website Announced
March 20 State Board to Review Charter School Sponsor
March 13 Education Commissioner to Attend International Summit on the Teaching Profession
February 23 State Board Honors Milken Educator Award Winner
February 21 State Board Supports Accreditation Legislation
February 21 State Board Grants Approval to Submit NCLB Waiver Application
February 16 Department Compares Accountability Plan to NCLB
February 15 Hearings Scheduled for Vocational Rehabilitation State Plan
February 15 Students Selected for the U.S. Senate Youth Program
February 15 Schools Recognized as Model Professional Learning Communities
February 9 Missouri to Consider NCLB Waiver Request on Feb. 21
February 8 More Students Succeed in Advanced Placement Courses
January 26 State Board Members Selected for National Leadership Roles
January 19 Education Officials Grateful for Proposed School Funding Levels
January 17 Education Commissioner Recognizes Role of State Board
January 12 Quality Counts Report Gives State Grades, International Perspectives
January 6 Summit to Focus on Educating Students for a Global Society