missouri
Public Education
Missouri House passes school safety bill

Lawmakers in the Missouri House approved a public safety bill on Monday that would fortify school security measures throughout the state. The legislation, which passed… Read More

April 21, 2023
Culture
Biden administration seeking to nullify state laws protecting girlsā€™ and womenā€™s sports, while ignoring abuse of migrant children, Hawley says

President Biden simply doesnā€™t have the power he is claiming to nullify state laws banning biological males from girlsā€™ and womenā€™s sports, as Missouri is on the cusp of doing. Read More

April 21, 2023
Culture
Missouri State University says its no-white-males-allowed business boot camp was a one-off. Not good enough, says watchdog

A no-white-males-allowed bootcamp for business startups at Missouri State University was a one-off, and future trainings will be offered irrespective of race and gender, a spokesperson says. Not good enough,… Read More

April 20, 2023
Culture
No-whites-allowed business boot camp for minorities and women at Missouri State University violates state and federal laws, must be investigated by AG, watchdog argues

Image via Facebook. A business boot camp for women and minorities at Missouri State University that expressly excluded white males violated state and federal laws and constitutions,… Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
95% of Univ. of Missouri grads employed within 6 months of getting diploma

(The Center Square) ā€“ The percentage of University of Missouri graduates still looking for work after earning diplomas in 2022 is parallel to downward trends in state and national unemployment… Read More

April 18, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Missouri school district to fight bias, racism in math curriculum

(The Daily Signal) ā€“ A Missouri school district plans to include the personal pronouns ā€œthey/themā€ in math problems and hire certified teachers as ā€œmath interventionistsā€ to fight racism and gender… Read More

April 18, 2023
Homeschools
Homeschooled high-school seniors plan graduation at KC-area church

As 33 seniors at a homeschool nonprofit prepare to graduate, two things make this ceremony different: roses and recorded blessings from parents to their children. The Midwest Parent… Read More

April 17, 2023
Public Education
States weigh legislation to ramp up school security following Nashville shooting

(Daily Caller) ā€“ Several states are considering legislation to increase security precautions in schools following a Nashville shooting which killed six. Oregon,Ā MissouriĀ andĀ … Read More

April 4, 2023
Public Education
Missouri school board member took heat for telling the truth and asking questions, then was stripped of VP title weeks before election

When Springfield, Missouri residents cast their votes Tuesday in the local school board race, they will decide two of seven seats which control the district and its employed administrators. Read More

March 31, 2023
Culture
Missouri House adds diversity rule, cuts state funds for libraries in budget sent to Senate

(The Center Square) ā€“ A day of vigorous debates in the Missouri House of Representatives ended at 10:56 p.m. on Wednesday as the stateā€™s budget bills were approved and sent… Read More

March 30, 2023
Courts
19 attorneys general back Missouri college’s religious liberty case against Biden administration

(The Center Square) ā€“ The U.S. Supreme Court hasnā€™t agreed to hear a case involving a private Missouri collegeā€™s challenge to a Biden administration ruling, but Missouri Attorney General Andrew… Read More

March 29, 2023
Public Education
Missouri school district head arrested on suspicion of DWI, board meets in executive session

The superintendent of the Saint Joseph School District (SJSD) in Missouri was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI) over the weekend.Ā  Arrest records show that Dr. Read More

March 28, 2023
Public Education
University of Missouri cuts diversity statements as legislative ban on DEI excess looms

The University of Missouri (MU) is getting rid of diversity statements in the wake of proposed Republican legislation that would outlaw their use. The new policy was announced… Read More

March 28, 2023
Culture
Missouri Senate approves restrictions on gender transitions for minors, male participation in girls sports

Two Missouri Senate bills related to youth transgender issues were approved by lawmakers Thursday after being held up for weeks by Democrats. SB 49, the ā€œMissouri… Read More

March 24, 2023
Public Education
Biden administration blocking Josh Hawley bill requiring a cleanup of radioactivity at Missouri elementary school, senator says

A lone U.S. senator Wednesday blocked a bill requiring a cleanup of an allegedly radioactive elementary school near St. Louis, even afterĀ an ardent appealĀ to his colleagues by Josh Hawley. Read More

March 24, 2023
Public Education
Missouriā€™s House budget committee cuts governorā€™s proposed increases to pre-K funding, child care subsidies

Missouriā€™s House budget committee made major changes to the stateā€™s spending plan Thursday, which included cutting proposed increases to pre-K funding and child care subsidies. House Budget Committee… Read More

March 24, 2023
Culture
Missouri AG, lawmakers advance restrictions on gender transitions for minors

The morning after Missouriā€™s attorney general announced emergency regulations for cross-sex treatments for minors, state senators finally advanced two bills with similar restrictions. The new regulations from AG… Read More

March 22, 2023
Culture
In religious liberty win, ā€˜conversion therapyā€™ ban in Missouriā€™s second largest county falls one vote short

A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy, which would prevent Christians from counseling people regarding a biblical view of sexuality and gender, has failed the Jackson County Legislature by… Read More

March 21, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Missouri moms started ā€˜Parents Changing Educationā€™ to give parents a voice, resources

When trouble arose in her kidsā€™ school district, Ashley Al-Shawish first decided to contact her Missouri legislators.Ā  ā€œI thought that if I went to Jefferson City, everything… Read More

March 20, 2023
Legislation
Missouri senate’s handling of open enrollment bill highlights legislature’s return

(The Center Square) ā€“ When the Missouri legislature returns from its spring break on Monday, many will be watching a bill changing regulations for public school enrollment. House Bill 253,… Read More

March 20, 2023