State Asking For LESS Funding For Student Transportation

As the Chillicothe R-II School Districts and others in the area continue to struggle with the cost of student transportation, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is asking for less funding in this year’s budget request because of the pandemic. Wednesday DESE presented their budget for next school year to lawmakers. The budget included multiple requests that are […]

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State Education Department Watching Chillicothe R-II Finances

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or DESE monitors the school districts across the state for various standards, including finances.  The Chillicothe R-II School District recently received a letter from DESE with concerns about the district’s finances.  Superintendent Dan Wiebers says this has to do with the declining reserves for the district. A copy of the letter can […]

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Good News For Chillicothe R-II In The Annual Performance Report

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education annual performance report shows Chillicothe R-II Schools are performing well in all Categories.  Assistant Superintendent Dr. Zach McMains says he is very pleased. Dr. McMains says there are some areas that stand out. He says there is also some room for improvement. Click HERE to review the report for Chillicothe Schools.  After […]

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