Mo. House Passes School Transfer ChangesThe Missouri House has passed a plan to change laws on students transferring from failing schools.
Mo. Senate Passes Bill to Create Education Savings AccountsThe Missouri Senate has advanced a bill to create education savings accounts for children with disabilities, foster kids and children with parents in the military
SLU Med School Placed On ProbationSLU Medical School dean Kevin Behrens says the school takes ownership of the issues, and emphasizes it remains accredited in the meantime.
SLPS Granted Full AccreditationThe state school board Tuesday morning voted unanimously to return the district to full accreditation for the first time since 2007.
Riverview Gardens Improves But Misses Accreditation"We want to commend the district for the progress they have made. But at the end of the examination period, we were not able to firmly establish they'd met all five targets."
St. Louis Schools Improve; Not Enough for Full AccreditationSt. Louis Public Schools have been provisionally accredited since 2007 due to low graduation rates, poor test scores and other factors. A special state-appointed three-member board has overseen its operations since then.
SLPS Qualifies for Full Accreditation for First Time Since 200012 schools now "credited with distinction," another 22 "fully accredited."
Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New TestMost students at Missouri's two failing school districts aren't proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.
Mizzou Loses Library Science AccreditationOfficials say they will appeal
Most St. Louis Area Police Departments Aren't AccreditedBetter Together spokesman Dave Leipholtz says their recent study found that among 60 departments that patrol the St. Louis region, accreditation is by far the exception rather than the rule.
Aggressive Approach to Academic AchievementDepartment of Education unveils proposal to avoid loss of accreditation for school districts.
Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer OverhaulThe four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.