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Stay informed with Aligned's comprehensive coverage of legislative sessions in Kansas and Missouri. 

From January to May, we deliver weekly statehouse recaps, keeping you up-to-date on key legislative developments. 

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Examining finance

Examining school finance 40 years after landmark report - This week, we examine a school finance report that investigates the complex relationship between school spending, equity, and student outcomes. We also cover the latest happenings in Missouri and Kansas.

Puzzle Pieces

Final pieces click into place to pass landmark bill - This week, we dive into the details of a massive education bill passed by the Missouri General Assembly that doubles state investment in early childhood education. We also provide details on the other latest happenings in Missouri and Kansas.

Female auto mechanic

This week, we look at the "Toolbelt Generation" and the national conversation around the value of traditional college and the rise in construction trade enrollment. We also cover statehouse news in Missouri and Kansas.

School Board Election Box

This week, we report on school board election results, which heavily favored incumbents and union-endorsed candidates. We also cover the latest news in Missouri and Kansas.

Teens on smart phones

This week, we highlight the new book by Jonathan Haidt that examines how smartphones and social media use are causing an epidemic of mental illness for American children. We also have updates from the Missouri and Kansas Legislatures.

earn as you learn

This week, we highlight an exciting new apprenticeship opportunity for prospective teachers in Kansas, as well as cover legislative happenings in Kansas - Missouri was off for the week.

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