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 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

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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

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rountree News Update 12/01/00

Nov 30, 2000

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rountree News Update 10/27/00

Oct 26, 2000

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More High-Profile Speakers Address Missouri Delegates

Jul 29, 2000

This is the final day of the Democratic National Convention. KSMU's Missy SHelton is in Boston covering the Missouri Delegates. This morning, they got to hear from several high-profile speakers.

MISSOURI'S GOVERNOR BOB HOLDEN INTRODUCED ELIZABETH EDWARDS, THE WIFE OF VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOHN EDWARDS.

SHE SPOKE TO THE MISSOURI DELEGATES AT THEIR MORNING MEETING'SHE TOLD THEM SHE AND HER HUSBAND PLAN TO VISIT THE SHOW-ME STATE THIS FALL.

AFTER ELIZABETH EDWARDS SPOKE, THE BROTHER OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOHN EDWARDS ADDRESSED MISSOURI DELEGATES.

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