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Issues, issues, issues. But what about solutions? Every four years there is a new focus to the priorities in education at the national level.
More 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 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 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 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 More Don’t let the winter blues prevent you or your family from learning new skills this winter. More It’s that time of year, again. Parents and teachers are coming together to help children succeed in the classroom. More Preparing for the GED, ACT or workplace skills placement test? Try using the Learning Express Library for free with your library card. More 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 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.
More Looking for innovative strategies to energize your classroom? Try Star Wars! More There are many resources that can assist with the search for scholarships and financial aid. More October and November marks the beginning of the testing season for many high school students as they prepare for college. More