Findings of the latest performance funding measures released by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) shows East Central College has a strong commitment to student success, affordability and graduate outcomes.

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The Washington School District scored 98.1 percent of the points possible on its 2018 Annual Performance Report (APR) released Friday by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

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First it was the frigid temps and then the snow that forced the Washington School District to close both Wednesday and Thursday.

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A new student liaison to the Washington School Board was sworn into office last Wednesday night.

The principal at Our Lady of Lourdes Grade School, Washington, announced Thursday that she’s resigning at the end of this school year.

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The pastors of the six parish schools in discussions to develop a regional Catholic school system in the Washington area announced Friday afternoon that no changes will be made for the 2019-20 school year.

A representative from CampusWorks visited East Central College Thursday to discuss development of a new mission statement with the Board of Trustees.

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The Future Summit held at East Central College Friday, Jan. 18, sparked conversations regarding future change at the institution.

The Washington School Board will holds its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the administration building.

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As work gets underway in the gym at South Point Elementary to repair cracks in the walls, school officials had another issue to deal with Monday.

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The Washington School District is wasting no time in educating parents and patrons of its $26 million zero tax-rate increase bond issue that will be on the April 2 ballot.

The 353 Redevelopment Corporation at its monthly meeting Wednesday endorsed the Washington School District bond issue that will be on the ballot April 2.

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Student safety and quality learning environments are the driving force behind the Washington School District’s desire to seek a $26 million non-tax rate increase bond issue to build a new school to replace South Point Elementary and create new entry vestibules at all schools districtwide.

Due to difficulty filling temporary staffing needs, the Washington School Board voted last Wednesday to increase the pay rate for short-term substitutes to $95 per day, which would make it the highest in Franklin County.

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Work to repair cracks in the gym walls at South Point Elementary will begin next month after the Washington School Board Wednesday night approved a bid of $130,700 from Lawlor Corporation, St. Louis.

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After weeks of discussion, the Washington School Board Wednesday night formally approved a resolution to seek a $26 million no-tax increase bond issue on the April 2, 2019, ballot.

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The Washington School Board will formally vote Wednesday night on seeking a $26 million no-tax rate increase bond issue on the April 2, 2019, ballot.

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A positive update regarding East Central College’s accreditation progress was given Monday, Dec. 3, during the Board of Trustees meeting.

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In another step toward seeking a bond issue for construction of a new elementary school, the Washington School Board Wednesday night authorized the superintendent to negotiate terms with Bond Architects Inc., St. Louis, to design a new building, as well as make safety improvements districtwide.