A+ Scholarships http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Pledges To Boost Funding For All Levels Of Education http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-pledges-boost-funding-all-levels-education <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">If today's press conference at Oak Brook Elementary in the Parkway School District is any indication, </span>Gov<span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">. Jay Nixon hopes to make investment in education a focal point as he starts his second term.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:28:46 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 8663 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Pledges To Boost Funding For All Levels Of Education Mo. House panel backs governor on busing aid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-panel-backs-governor-busing-aid <p><strong>Updated 3:29 p.m. March 15, 2011 with information from committee meeting.</strong></p><p>A Missouri House committee has opted not to try to increase funding for school busing and the state&#39;s <a href="http://dhe.mo.gov/ppc/grants/aplusscholarship.php">A+ scholarship program</a>.</p><p>Some lawmakers had distributed amendments Tuesday that would have provided about $35 million of additional money for public school transportation. But the committee did not vote on any of those amendments Tuesday.</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:06:45 +0000 The Associated Press 722 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House panel backs governor on busing aid Nixon wants to expand comm. college money http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-wants-expand-comm-college-money <p>Read Gov. Jay Nixon's proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 closely, and you'll see a set of numbers that can give you pause.</p> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 23:33:06 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 381 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon wants to expand comm. college money