Having a lot of knowledge doesn’t guarantee a successful career. That’s where soft skills come in.
It’s quite possible to see 100 out of the 518 school districts in Missouri shortening their school weeks to save money and to recruit and retain teachers. A question we have to ask is, “Would those districts be taking such drastic measures if the state legislature fully funded them each year?”
It’s time state lawmakers got serious about making P-12 public education a priority in the Show-Me State.
Is the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education doing all it can to help students develop important critical thinking skills?