This week, the state decided to dissolve the district and replace it with a state-run organization.
Legislation addressing vacancies on the Missouri State Board of Education is awaiting action by Gov. Jay Nixon.
The Missouri Board of Education voted today to lapse the unaccredited Normandy School District, and replace it with the Normandy Schools Collaborative, a new local education agency, and a new governing board.
A bill aimed at fixing Missouri’s school transfer law could be heading to the governor’s desk as soon as today, but whether Jay Nixon will sign it remains a question.
A Francis Howell parent is fighting to have a sex education book removed from the districts library, because of explicit content.
Missouri lawmakers are trying to resolve differences on legislation revising the state’s law on student transfers from failing school districts.
Illinois is one of 17 states that plan to implement the Partnership of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) next school year.
If 270,000 petitions are approved by the November Ballot, teacher tenure in Missouri could be eliminated.
Public schools would get a $115 million increase on top of their current $3.1 billion in basic funding.
Sunday was deadline to get signatures to Missouri Secretary of State’s office.