Callaway districts back state plan to improve school achievement

All Callaway County school superintendents support the state’s goal of Missouri schools ranking in the top 10 in the nation by 2020. But many of the school administrators aren’t sure additional required tests will improve student achievement.

The State Board of Education this week approved the latest revision of its Missouri School Improvement Program.

Commissioner of Education Chris L. Nicastro said the board’s action “will allow us to raise the bar for academic performance across Missouri.”

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