In accordance with HB 1490, passed in the last legislative session and signed by Governor Nixon, groups of classroom teachers and other education professionals, career and technical education representatives, and parents will soon begin work studying learning standards and academic performance standards for the state. Details regarding the establishment of work groups include the following:
Time commitments, required release time, work group details have not been released however as soon as any additional information is shared we will share with the schools.
CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS NEED TO HAVE A SEAT AT THE TABLE!
The Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) is developing a list of interested charter public school teachers, administrators, and parents. These names will be shared with the above legislators in an effort to ensure charter public schools are represented throughout the various work groups.
Any charter public school teacher or parent should inform their school administrator no later than Thursday, July 24th. Charter public school administrators should provide their list of recommended participants to Douglas Thaman by Friday, July 25th at email@example.com. Information must include:
Recommendations will be taken after the 25th however we anticipate the development of work groups to happen rapidly and want to ensure charter public school inclusion.