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House committee hears STEM Fund legislation

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a strong supporter of science and math education in Missouri and was on hand to testify on behalf of House Bill 1640. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ron Hicks (R-St. Peters), would modify the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fund. If passed, the bill would allow up […]

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House proposal: Getting high school students certified for technical jobs

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State lawmakers are working to find ways to bolster the technical education available at Missouri high schools. One idea under consideration involves creating a new technical education certificate that high school students could earn alongside their diploma. A Missouri House committee heard testimony on this idea, contained in House Bill 1612, during a hearing on […]

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