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Education 

Do the Candidates Get High Marks for Education?

Issues, issues, issues. But what about solutions? Every four years there is a new focus to the priorities in education at the national level.
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Education Connections for Young People

You may not yet have the right to vote, but you do have the right to be involved and engaged in the issues and process. The outcomes may affect you more than you think.  More...
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Homeschooling Resources and Information

Have you decided to educate your child at home? There has been an increase in the number of children who are receiving their education in alternate settings, both in Missouri and the nation.  More...
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Missouri Receives Waiver for No Child Left Behind

 On June 29, Missouri joined 39 other states in receiving a flexibilty waiver for meeting certain criteria of NCLB. What does that mean for you and your family?  More...
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What's "next" for science standards in school?

As of May 11, the Next Generation Science Standards are available for viewing and comments. These could be adopted for use in classrooms as early as this fall.  More...
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Preparing for the "Big Exam"

April has become known as a testing month in most area public schools. Helping your child to be prepared for these assessments can take on different roles.  More...
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The Future of Global Classrooms

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Brainteasers and puzzles for you and your family

Don’t let the winter blues prevent you or your family from learning new skills this winter.   More...
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Parent Teacher Conferences

It’s that time of year, again. Parents and teachers are coming together to help children succeed in the classroom.  More...
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Sharpen your skills with the Learning Express Library

Preparing for the GED, ACT or workplace skills placement test? Try using the Learning Express Library for free with your library card.  More...
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Is your child ready for school?

Area public schools have specific requirements for immunizations. These requirements must be met in order for your child to attend school on the first day.
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Putting bin Laden's Death in Context for Young People

With the recent headlines and editorials printing in rapid succession, it can be difficult to help younger people gain an understanding of the events in the Middle East.  More...
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Educate Yourself About Cyberbullying

In the recent months, the topic of cyberbullying has entered local conversation and school policies. Parents and community members need to be aware of the potential harms and gain understanding of such actions.
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Happy New Year, Teachers!

Looking for innovative strategies to energize your classroom? Try Star Wars!  More...
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Looking for money for college tuition?

There are many resources that can assist with the search for scholarships and financial aid.  More...
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College Test Preparation

October and November marks the beginning of the testing season for many high school students as they prepare for college.  More...
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