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Normandy School District Suing 2 State Departments, 20 School Districts

This week, the state decided to dissolve the district and replace it with a state-run organization.

05/22/2014

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Bill Addresses Openings on State Education Board

Legislation addressing vacancies on the Missouri State Board of Education is awaiting action by Gov. Jay Nixon.

05/22/2014

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State Board of Education Votes to Lapse Normandy District

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.

05/20/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Hope to Pass Overhaul of School Transfer Law

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.

05/14/2014

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Francis Howell Parent Fights to Have Sex Ed. Book Removed

A Francis Howell parent is fighting to have a sex education book removed from the districts library, because of explicit content.

05/12/2014

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Lawmakers Seek to Complete Missouri School Bill

Missouri lawmakers are trying to resolve differences on legislation revising the state’s law on student transfers from failing school districts.

05/12/2014

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Illinois to Implement New Common Core Testing

Illinois is one of 17 states that plan to implement the Partnership of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) next school year.

05/08/2014

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Teacher Tenure at Stake for November Ballot

If 270,000 petitions are approved by the November Ballot, teacher tenure in Missouri could be eliminated.

05/06/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Agree on Education Funding

Public schools would get a $115 million increase on top of their current $3.1 billion in basic funding.

05/06/2014

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Teacher Tenure Ballot Petition Submitted

Sunday was deadline to get signatures to Missouri Secretary of State’s office.

05/04/2014

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