Nixon signs legislation allowing Parents as Teachers to charge fee

Thursday, June 24, 2010 | 9:44 p.m. CDT; updated 8:55 a.m. CDT, Friday, June 25, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday allowing fees to be charged for a popular early childhood education program and giving school districts more flexibility in deciding how to spend money during tough budget times.