Missouri lawmaker files resolution calling for removal of UMKC chancellor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the fallout over the response to an on-campus assault at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) last week continues,...

Arthur proposes incentives for public, charter schools to ‘improve exisiting system’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the Missouri General Assembly gears up to consider likely contentious legislation regarding charter school expansion, one Democratic state senator...

Groups raise religious liberty, civil rights concerns with Title IX changes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the debate over Title IX reform in the Missouri General Assembly continues, some groups have raised concerns over how...

Senate advances bill reversing burden placed on Missouri community colleges

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation addressing community colleges and retirement systems passed out of Senate committee Wednesday morning — the latest step in what...

Eddy Justice launches 2020 campaign for state Senate

Having been involved in local Missouri politics for some time, Eddy Justice is officially throwing his hat in the ring for an open state...

Missouri’s Title IX bill gains momentum

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The contentious debate over how Missouri colleges handle sexual assault and misconduct investigations continues after spring break as the state’s...

Senators hold up ESA legislation for hours, Republicans promise to continue to block it

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Andrew Koenig’s bill establishing a tax credit scholarship was held up by several hours of filibustering Wednesday evening —...

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of March 4, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the wake of the now-viral video of a St. Louis daycare employee’s treatment of a young child, Gov. Mike...

Senate closes week without tackling anticipated education reform bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate closed out its legislative week by passing a bevy of bills Thursday morning. Among those passed was Republican...

ESA programs see success as Missouri lawmakers debate implementing similar scholarships

As Missouri lawmakers debate whether to implement an educational scholarship program hoping to expand school choice, similar programs in other states have seen recent...

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