The Kansas City and St. Louis school districts saw two of the largest gains in the country in their graduation rates from 2011 to 2013, according to the recently released 2015 Building a Grad Nation report.
This summer, Missouri passed a troubling piece of legislation—SS HCS HB 137.
On Tuesday, voters across Missouri cast ballots on many different local issues.
There’s been a lot said on the prospect of increasing the minimum wage in Saint Louis.
A pension benefit meant to allow Springfield police and firefighters to take early retirement is now underfunded. Employee contributions have been unable to keep up with the cost of this benefit.
The University City Council voted 5-2 in favor of a proposal to contract out for municipal ambulance services. The five year contract, which is expected to save University City taxpayers upwards of $500,000 each year, would utilize Gateway Ambulance, a private ambulance company.
It’s a good thing when one can improve health services while simultaneously improving the health of one’s budget.
In Missouri, public charter schools receive about 25 percent less per pupil funding than traditional public schools.
Recently, the Foundation for Excellence in Education released a paper about how states across the country are implementing course access programs.