KZRG NewsLatest NewsLocal InterestsNews Joplin MOTrending

Several education bills filed for MO Legislature’s upcoming session

Several education-related bills have been filed by Missouri lawmakers for the upcoming legislative session. 

State Senator Lauren Arthur wants to create a student loan forgiveness program for students who become teachers in high needs public or charter schools. 

She also wants to change the formula used to fund K-12 public schools. 

State Senator Greg Razer is proposing to require Missouri’s K-12 Education Department to create a resource for parents to monitor language developmental milestones for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. 

State Senator Mike Moon wants to ban the discussion of gender identity or sexual orientation by school workers. 

State Representative Phil Christofanelli is proposing to expand private schooling scholarship amounts for students with special needs. 

The legislative session begins January 4.

Show More
Back to top button