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Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New Test

Most 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.

08/17/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon shakes the hand of Dr. Charles Pearson of the Normandy Schools Collaborative (L) after it was announced that St. Louis-area superintendents and education leaders will provide a range of services aimed at improving the educational performance and financial stability of the unaccredited Normandy and Riverview Gardens school districts, in Bel Nor, Missouri on June 23, 2015. In addition, the Governor announced that he is providing $1 million in state funds for intensive reading instruction in Normandy and Riverview Gardens.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis-area Schools Agree to Help Failing Districts

A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday.

06/23/2015

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Missouri Senate Advances Bill to Fix Student Transfer Law

Missouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state’s flawed student transfer law.

04/13/2015

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Who Pays the Price For Failing MO Schools?

Lawsuit claims failing MO schools should pay for transfers.

03/21/2011

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