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missouriThe state of Missouri, through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) serves 522 school districts, 2184 schools, and over 67,300 educators to provide educational opportunities for over 919,000 public school students. DESE partners with Regional Professional Development Centers (RPDCs), schools, and communities to provide a statewide system of service and support to guarantee the superior preparation and performance of every child in school and in life.

NEWS

STAND-ALONE TEST SCORES PAINT MURKY PICTURE OF REGION’S SCHOOLS

WOMEN, MINORITIES STRUGGLE ON MISSOURI TEACHING EXAMS

MISSOURI’S GRADUATION RATE IS 86 PERCENT OVERALL, 73 PERCENT FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

2 southwest Missouri districts approve 4-day school week

Calhoun R-VIII Presents Improvement Plan to State Board

Grants help expand Missouri Innovation Campus
Education Board adopts Common Core standards testing

Missouri revamps teacher preparation
Students build career skills through Project Lead the Way

Missouri to vote on teacher evaluation changes

Review of Missouri education standards to begin

Missouri House committee approves bill to block new education standards

State education board dissolves troubled district

Missouri school board votes to replace Normandy School District

Missouri Senate passes school transfer bill

Nixon cuts Missouri education funding further

Citing decline in gambling proceeds, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cuts education funding

Teachers from across St. Louis get summer boost for STEM