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Wide Ranging K-12 Education Bill Passes Missouri Legislature

Missouri Senate Chamber. Photo by Missouri Senate

(MISSOURINET) –  A wide-ranging K-12 public education package is headed to Missouri’s governor for action.

The state Legislature has passed the bill that includes several reading interventions, methods to get lead out of school drinking water, Holocaust Education initiatives, among several other items.

During final work Thursday on the plan, state Representative Paula Brown, a Democrat and retired teacher from St. Louis County, says she supports the bill…

The plan would also require districts to notify parents and get written permission before using corporal punishment on a student, such as a spanking.

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