Report in Post-Dispatch triggers call to action. But some say legislation is insufficient.
JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has called for Gov. Jay Nixon's resignation or impeachment following the Democratic governor's actions in Ferguson.
They include a former St. Louis area superintendent, a deputy commissioner and an interim leader in Mehlville.
Deadline to apply is Dec. 1; Names of finalists to be released Dec. 8.
Proficiency-based learning at Drummond Elementary and Holman Middle could become a model for others in Missouri
The Missouri Board of Education held frank discussion with district officials; named process for selecting next education commissioner
Since 1947, when the position was created, Missouri has had just five commissioners of education.
National search to replace Chris Nicastro could leave Missouri without an education leader for six months, board president says.
As the first with urban experience, Nicastro broke the mold
Two years ago, this page asked Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro to do what school districts, courts and most shamefully, the Missouri Legislature, had failed to do: Devise a simple way to allow the state’s broken student-transfer law to work. We proposed it be called “the Nicas…
Chris Nicastro has been state education commissioner since 2009 and is the fifth person to hold the position.
Missouri Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro is stepping down at the end of the year.
JEFFERSON CITY • Chris Nicastro, who has presided over a turbulent Missouri public education system the last five years, announced today that she is retiring as commissioner of education at the end of the year.
After court orders, 17 students so far from Normandy have returned
A group of school districts in north St. Louis County raise concerns over performance, even as some show promise.
Most school districts earn high marks on review; a few are at risk of downgrade in state accreditation.
With her daily presence at Ferguson protests, the self-proclaimed “unpopular” legislator is suddenly very popular in some circles.
Faculty are searching for the best ways to answer students' questions, while also looking for signs of trauma.
The education department's 2013 contract with Indianapolis consultant involved a conflict of interest, review says
Teams of therapists had been headed to Ferguson-Florissant schools this week.