Education Reform Not Kosher

| April 22, 2013
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

House Bill 631, an education reform bill in the Missouri House, was part of the biggest focus this past week for State Representative Mike Lair who was the only one recognized to speak against it. Representative Lair said the problems ranged from excessive bureaucracy that would be a “Nightmare” for medium and small sized schools; the other issues regarded tenure and student evaluation, focusing on standardized tests.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The bill was defeated by a 102-55 vote with almost all the Democrats and half the GOP voting against it.

Please follow and like us:


Category: Headlines, Local News, News

About the Author ()

Mike is the Monday evening anchor and also sits in for news staff periodically. He is also the station's Production Director. He has been with KMZU since April of 2009. He learned his craft over the years at various radio stations in Missouri before making a home for himself at KMZU. If you wish to contact Mr. Stone please send emails to or