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Missouri House of Representatives

Equality?!

Kate Casas | Posted 05.04.2014 | Education
Kate Casas

My students could teach our policymakers that everyone should be approaching education with the idea that equality should really be about how to get every student what they need to succeed.

New Republican House Member Sworn In

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jason Smith, a 32-year-old Missouri state lawmaker, livestock farm owner and attorney, has taken the oath to become the newest member of...

The Sky Isn't Falling on Public Education

Kate Casas | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Kate Casas

We don't want to change evaluations so that the sky will fall on Missouri's teachers. We want to change evaluations to begin measuring and providing meaningful feedback to educators about the only thing that really matters, student academic growth.

AmeriCorps Volunteers Honored For 579,000 Hours Of Joplin Relief Work

Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact

Just hours after the devastating tornado tore through Joplin, Mo., AmeriCorps volunteers raced to the rescue and stayed long after the media trucks pu...