Group Works To Improve Education Climate
A statewide commission is working to switch ingredients and find a recipe that will improve the climate and culture in Missouri’s K-12 public schools. The members are putting their heads together to dish out a menu of recommendations that will meet the needs of today’s teachers and students. During a commission meeting Friday, some school workers advocated for stronger instructional leadership and putting state funding toward salaries instead of offering extra pay for even more work. Ashley Gerald, a behavioral interventionist in Florissant, said an ingredient her school could benefit from is additional supports to parents…
The commission plans to present a sweetened version of the recipe in August to the Missouri Board of Education.