Beverly Leonard

Beverly Leonard

Beverly Leonard is a retired educator living in Kansas City. She previously served as a principal in traditional public schools and a charter public school. She holds an education degree from Missouri State University, an educational specialist degree from Central Missouri State University and a master’s degree from Drury University.

Two yellow school buses are show in bright sunshine outside a two-story brick school building in Columbia, Missouri.

Turning Missouri education around begins with transparent school performance

By: - September 15, 2023

Missouri students and teachers returned to the classroom this month facing a sobering reality. Missouri students are now worse at reading and math than the average American student. At a time when our students need and deserve a world-class education, we are actually falling further behind. According to the nation’s report card, NAEP, as of […]