State funding for Missouri public universities and community colleges now based on performance

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - State funding for Missouri's public universities and community colleges will now be based on performance.  Governor Nixon has signed legislation allowing funding increases for schools that meet criteria that has been submitted and approved by the state board of Higher Education.

Missouri has used performance standards to calculate funding increases for the current operating budget and the spending plan that takes effect next month.


  • Steven Sweeney

    I hope they sue in Federal court for discrimination.Hood rat high (normandy) just got HANDED accreditation for absolutely nothing.Liberal tradition for hood rats.Meanwhile the other races have to actually work and EARN what they have.This is what happens when you elect a commie hood rat liberal.

    • Wow

      Yet another form of extension of the no child left behind act signed by bush. Making funding based on performance encourages inflating grades and other performance markers in order to gain more dollars yet those that should be learning are the ones getting harmed. Once they enter the work force they are then behind

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