Tag: missouri schools

Missouri Legislature mourns loss of Mike Lair: educator, reader, friend

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Mike “Coach” Lair passed away Tuesday at his home in Jefferson City at the age of 71. He represented the House District 7 for four terms, from 2008 to 2017. During his time, he was Chair of the House Appropriations-Education Committee from 2011 to 2015 and […]

Bahr pushes to consolidate rural school districts

Saint Louis, Mo. — In some of Missouri’s most rural communities, school districts can be simply microscopic in size. Rep. Kurt Bahr is looking to change that as lawmakers continue to wrangle over broader reforms. Bahr, R-St. Charles, sits as Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations for Elementary and […]