MNEA News

SENATE VOUCHER/CHARTER EXPANSION BILL The House Fiscal Review Committee approved SS#2/SCS/SB 727 (Andrew Koenig) on April 11. The bill is now on the House calendar and likely to be taken up for debate...
Update on MSIP 6 APR Release The MSIP 6 program has new updates based on the release of the 2023 APR Release in December 2023. The new updates include the following: Achievement Growth : Replace...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Missouri National Education Association Joins Coalition Urging General Assembly to Reconsider SB 727 SB 727 jeopardizes the education and well-being of countless Missouri...
ACTION ALERT SENATE VOUCHER/CHARTER EXPANSION BILL The House Special Committee on Education Reform voted to approve SS#2/SCS/SB 727 (Andrew Koenig) on April 2. The bill is scheduled to be heard in the...
Union-endorsed candidates achieve an 83 percent success rate in Missouri school board elections. JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) extends its appreciation and...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director Trustees present Jason Steliga, Chair Chuck Bryant Allie Gassman Beth Knes, Vice-Chair Dr. D. Eric Park Katie Webb SYSTEM OPERATIONS The Board meeting started...
Horace Mann is a long-time MONEA corporate supporter. As part of their commitment to the financial well-being of the Missouri education community and their families, they look for opportunities to...
The final deadline for members to get a one-time recount of their qualifying payments regarding Public Service Loan Forgiveness is April 30, 2024 . As an educator, you may be able to have part or all...
LEGISLATURE ADJOURNS FOR EASTER BREAK Both the House and Senate will be out for a three-day weekend break and return in session on Tuesday, April 1. The legislature has seven weeks remaining before...
During the MNEA Representative Assembly April 20-21 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons, delegates will vote to fill the NEA Director vacancy. Two candidates are running for the open position— DeNaé Bush...
MNEA members receive up to 15 percent off 2024 tickets. Branson is one of the most sought-after vacation spots in Missouri and the United States. Enjoy all the attractions, including Silver Dollar...
By Otto Fajen MNEA Legislative Director LEGISLATURE LEAVES FOR SPRING BREAK Both the House and Senate have adjourned for a week of spring break and will reconvene in full session on March 25. Both...
Missouri NEA represents employees in 75 percent of the top 20 highest-paying districts. Missouri teacher salaries have been in the news the last few years for having some of the lowest salaries in the...
1. Reports on Literacy Program Initiatives and LETRS Training in Missouri The Office of College and Career Readiness at DESE presented a report on Read, Lead, Exceed–Missouri’s Literacy Program. The...
[Jefferson City, MO]—Senate Bill 727 (SB 727) expands unaccountable charters and doubles down on vouchers that benefit the wealthy few, undermining the quality and accessibility of education for the 91% of students who attend local public schools.
Enter your DonorsChoose project in our DonorsChoose Funding Sweepstakes before April 11 for a chance to have it fully funded! Longtime corporate supporter, Horace Mann, is drawing winners and funding...
CAPITOL ACTION DAYS Capitol Action Days are part of the Association's plan to promote positive policy for public education. MNEA's Capitol Action Days continued on March 6 when members from Governance...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Educators Call On Leaders To Act In Wake Of North Kansas City Shooting The following statement can be attributed to Missouri NEA president Phil Murray and North Kansas City NEA...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director BILL FILING ENDS THIS WEEK The filing of new bills concludes by March 1 of each year for both the House and Senate. The Senate has concluded business for the...
April 20-21, 2024 Lodge of the Four Seasons Registration Deadline: March 28 The Missouri NEA Representative Assembly will be held April 20-21, 2024, at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. Local...