Missouri ed commissioner too helpful to foes of teacher tenure

Monday, December 2, 2013

As Missouri education commissioner, she gets to figure out how to make sure kids in the Kansas City Public Schools and other struggling districts get a quality education without wreaking havoc with the state’s messed-up transfer policy.

Nicastro is also overseeing the roll-out in Missouri of the Common Core standards, a challenging task even without the irrational opposition that is gathering momentum.

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