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Ah, Amendment 3, the ballot initiative on the November ballot promoted by someone with a lot of money who wants voters to screw public education across the State of Missouri. There are a lot of people opposed, though.

Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

C141258 08/27/2014 COMMITTEE IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC EDUCATION American Federation of Teachers 555 New Jersey Ave NW Washington DC 20001 8/26/2014 $125,000.00

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Not quite chess playing territory. But then again, they have a lot of pissed off teachers on their side.

C141258: Committee In Support Of Public Education

Po Box 458 Committee Type: Campaign

Columbia Mo 65205

[….] Established Date: 04/17/2014

Ballot Measures Election Date Subject Support/Oppose

Constitutional Amendment 3 11/04/2014 Shall The Missouri Constitution Be Amended To Require Teachers To Be Evaluated By A Standards Based Performance Evaluation System/Statewide Oppose


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Next move.


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Campaign Finance: even more in (July 15, 2014)

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