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2011 Education Stories
Newspaper Story - A legislator proposes mandating course credit transfer credits among public universities.
Radio Story - A state senator proposed a bill to establish a system for transferring credits among the state's public colleges.
Newspaper Story - ┐Hablas espa˝ol? Parlez-vous franšais ? Some Missouri kindergarteners are becoming bilingual.
Radio Story - A Language Immersion school in St. Louis encourages multicultural education for their students.
Radio Story - MU football coach, Gary Pinkel, was arrested Wednesday night for DWI.
Radio Story - Mizzou football coach Gary Pinkel suspended for one week along with other consequences.
Radio Story - MU Director of Athletics Mike Alden announced football coach Gary Pinkel's punishments due to a DWI arrest.
Radio Story - A multi-million dollar cost for MU to leave the Big 12 isn't raising concerns among top budget officials.
Newspaper Story - Mizzou's SEC switch prompts a legislator's inquiry.
Newspaper Story - A St. Louis firefighter with three kids in private school asks lawmakers to find an alternative.
Radio Story - Lawmakers urged to place unaccredited school district students in charter schools.
Radio Story - Graduates of unaccredited high schools can still get into public state universities for now.
Radio Story - A new campus having the standard of University of Missouri system is expected to open in 2013.
Radio Story - Two campuses of the University of Missouri system are preparing for a new university in China
Radio Story - Kansas City schools lose accreditation in 2012.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri State Board of Education stripped accreditation from the Kansas City school board Tuesday.
Newspaper Story - The substitute requires local school districts to create their own social media policies.
Radio Story - Facebook bill heads to Missouri House for a final vote after getting the education committee's approval.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate perfected the facebook fix law for teachers and students.
Radio Story - The committee believes the money from appropriation is the better approach for natural disaster recovery.
Radio Story - The House Budget Committee held a public hearing discussing and voting on the natural disaster funding bill.
Newspaper Story - Plaintiff in teacher communication lawsuit supports giving districts policy control.
Radio Story - Senate and education organizations agree on compromise language in the controversial
Newspaper Story - Missouri's auditor attacks a newspaper editorial over his lawsuit against the governor.
Newspaper Story - Missouri legislators send a $23 billion budget to the governor.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate passes the budget with cuts to higher education and the governor's travel
Radio Story - Missouri's State Auditor is investigating allegations of inflated attendance records for a St. Louis school.
Newspaper Story - Youth athletes suspected of having sustained concussion or brain injury must be removed from the competition and may not return until evaluated by a licensed health-care provider.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House passed a charter school bill that provides for expansion and more accountability.
Newspaper Story - The Senate passed the 2012 budget with additional money for higher education.
Newspaper Story - The Senate approves federal funding for local school districts, ending a standoff with the House.
Radio Story - In a Senate hearing, Missouri's Senate Committee deliberated bill to reduce bullying in state schools
Radio Story - Stagnant test scores push legislators to boost teaching efforts with reforms like no more teacher tenure and performance based pay.
Radio Story - A former Missouri teacher, turned politician is arguing for his former colleagues to lose their tenure
Radio Story - The jobs of Missouri's teachers would no longer be secured by tenure under a new bill.
Radio Story - School's and Camps are working to prevent childhood obesity.
Radio Story - Missouri's plans for the future of disabled care.
Radio Story - In order to improve the education system in Missouri, supporters think opening more charter schools throughout the state will help
Newspaper Story - Public voices support for expanding charter schools geographically and academically in Missouri.
Radio Story - People in support of expanding charter schools testified at a Senate Education Committee with no opposition
Newspaper Story - House Budget Committee finalizes 2012 budget after brief mark-up session
Radio Story - The Missouri House Budget Committee concluded within one hour, the shortest it has ever been.
Radio Story - R. Representative Scott Dieckhaus strikes down hearing for exemption of snow days for public schools in Missouri.
Radio Story - A Missouri Senate Committee took no action on a bill to let more St. Louis children attend accredited schools
Newspaper Story - The amendment to allow a student to be a voting member on the board was deafeated in the House 99-53.
Newspaper Story - A House committee heard testimony about charter school expansion
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers considered a bill that would prevent students from leaving St. Louis City schools
Radio Story - Opinions about school choice fueled talks during a Senate Education Committee meeting.
Radio Story - Senate begins process of creating a task force to make sure Missouri's teachers are earning their money.
Radio Story - The Missouri House Education Appropriation Committee votes to change funding for Advanced Placement, Bright Flight, and Early Literacy Program.
Radio Story - The House Committee for education appropiations approved a budget for next year.
Newspaper Story - A House committee chair expects to endorse a 7 percent cut in the higher education budget
Newspaper Story - Presidents of Missouri's universities testified Wednesday on how they would cope with the proposed higher education budget reduction
Radio Story - Twelve public Missouri universities present their school's case about the affects of education cuts around the state
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers debate how to change the make-up of the Board of Curators as Missouri loses a congressional seat
Radio Story - Extreme winter weather forces Missouri schools to extend their calenders.
Newspaper Story - MU Faculty Council looks into plans to reschedule the classes missed during last weeks snow storm.
Radio Story - Missouri schools would not lose funding if they do not make up the recent snow days under a bill that will soon be introduced.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon has proposed an $8 million increase to the A+ Scholarship Program while calling for a $41 million decrease in overall scholarships
Radio Story - National School Choice week prompts announcement of education bills by House Republicans and Democrats.
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers propose changes to education system including new tenure guidelines
Radio Story - Democratic Representative Jamilah Nasheed has founded two programs in the St. Louis City area to fight the high school dropout problem.
Radio Story - Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed a 7 percent cut in higher education funding and eliminating hundreds of state positions.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Kurt Schaeffer, R-Columbia, named chairman of Appropriations Committee.
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