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RIF Bill in Senate Today – Charter Schools Bill Goes to Governor – House Loads Up Gifted Education Bill ————————————————————————————— Missouri NEA Legislative Update, Week 19, No. 2, May 15, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director ACTION ALERT: REDUCTION IN FORCE BILL TO BE DEBATED BY SENATE The Senate is expected to debate HCS/HB […]

Budget Bills Move Ahead – So Does Charter Schools Bill – RIF Bill Still on Hold – State Board Intervention Bill Gets Loaded with Special Interest Amendments ————————————————————————————— Missouri NEA Legislative Update, Week 18, No. 3, May 9, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director BUDGET BILLS COME OUT OF CONFERENCE, FLOOR ACTION ON MAY […]

Budget Bills Threatened by a Few Senators’ Personal Demands – Charter Schools Still Pushed – RIF Bill (HCS/HB 1526 (Scott Dieckhaus)) on Hold – State Board Intervention Bill (SS/SCS/SB 677 (David Pearce)) Moves Ahead ————————————————————————————— Missouri NEA Legislative Update, Week 18, No. 2, May 8, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director BUDGET BILLS REMAIN […]

House passes HB1526 after pressuring and a speedy final vote. Also keep your eyes on SCS/SJR 51 (Jim Lembke) which tends to erode the non-partisan quality of our nationally recognized Missouri Court Plan (1940) Please start contacting your Senator to vote against HB1526. It is on the Senate calendar for this coming Monday, May 7. […]

Missouri NEA Legislative Update, Week 17, No. 2, May 1, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director HOUSE POSTPONES DEBATE EVALUATION/REDUCTION IN FORCE BILL The House did not debate HCS/HB 1526 (Scott Dieckhaus) on May 1, but the bill may be debated in the House this week. Feedback from legislators on May 1 indicated that the bill […]

ACTION NEEDED: Your help is needed! IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY DONE SO, please call, write or e-mail to urge your state representative to oppose HCS/HB 1526. Missouri NEA Legislative Update, Week 17, No. 1, April 30, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director ACTION ALERT: HOUSE TO DEBATE EVALUATION/REDUCTION IN FORCE BILL The House Rules […]

The Senate defers the anti-tenure bill to study it further but the House approves its version. Dieckhaus and Jones join the pack against tenure! Missouri NEA Legislative Update Week 13, No. 3, April 4, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director NO FURTHER SENATE ACTION ON TENURE REPEAL ON APRIL 4 The Senate did not take […]

Ditto for today’s action, rather non-action, by the House Rules Committee on the controversial HCS/HB 1740 (Scott Dieckhaus). Missouri NEA Legislative Update Week 9, No. 3, February 29, 2012 By Otto Fajen MNEA Legislative Director HOUSE OMNIBUS EDUCATION BILL REMAINS IN RULES COMMITTEE The House Rules Committee failed to take up and consider HCS/HB 1740 (Scott […]

Missouri NEA Legislative Update Week 9, No. 2, February 28, 2012 By Otto Fajen    MNEA Legislative Director HOUSE OMNIBUS EDUCATION BILL The House Rules Committee failed to take up and consider HCS/HB 1740 (Scott Dieckhaus) at its meeting February 28.  The House Rules Committee is a gatekeeper committee that determines whether a bill approved […]

Here’s the latest update on the dangerous move by both houses now against the provisions that provide a good education for our students. (and one small glimmer of light in a house higher education committee calling for student representation on the University of Missouri Board of Curators). Missouri NEA Legislative Update Week 9, No. 1, February […]