Growing discontent with state testing among school superintendents

A growing list of Missouri school leaders are organizing to push for changes to the way their students are tested, saying the current model is in constant flux and doesn’t provide useful feedback on student learning. The end-of-year exams that have become emblematic to public education are an “archaic and broken process,” said Rockwood School District Superintendent Eric Knost, an outspoken critic of standardized testing.

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Cost Of U.S. Opioid Epidemic Since 2001 Is $1 Trillion And Climbing

The opioid epidemic has cost the U.S. more than a trillion dollars since 2001, according to a new study, and may exceed another $500 billion over the next three years. The report by Altarum, a nonprofit group that studies the health economy, examined CDC mortality data through June of last year. The greatest financial cost of the opioid epidemic, according to the report, is in lost earnings and productivity losses to employers. Early deaths and substance abuse disorders also take a toll on...

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SMS and You News Update 04/24/01

Apr 23, 2001

Don Hendricks talks with Byron Stewart about Meyer Library being named as a full United Nations Depository.

SMS and You News Update 04/03/01

Apr 2, 2001

Don Hendricks visits with Dr. Sam Dragga, about his visit to SMSU on April 6th, to present a lecture titled, "Invisible Victims: Verbal and Visual Ethics in Technical Communication".

rountree News Update 04/01/01

Mar 31, 2001

This is the latest news update from the Rountree School.

SMS and You News Update 03/27/01

Mar 26, 2001

Sandra Byrd, of the SMSU School of Accountancy, talks with Don Hendricks about the the Low Income Tax Clinic.

SMS and You News Update 03/20/01

Mar 19, 2001

SMS History Professor Holly Baggett talks with Don Hendricks about Women's History Month at SMSU.

SMS and You News Update 03/13/01

Mar 12, 2001

This program continues the discussion about red tape, with Patrick Scott of the SMS Political Science Department.

SMS and You News Update 03/06/01

Mar 5, 2001

Associate Professor of Political Science Patrick Scott looks at the impact of red tape on bureaucratic behavior.

rountree News Update 03/01/01

Feb 28, 2001

This is the latest news update from the Rountree School.

SMS and You News Update 02/27/01

Feb 26, 2001

Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation Janice Clark Young, talks about World Health Day at SMSU March 7th.

rountree News Update 01/26/01

Jan 25, 2001

This is the latest news update from the Rountree School.

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