Riverview Gardens Closer to Shedding Unaccredited LabelDistricts that are considered failing, or unaccredited, can face a state takeover.
Francis Howell School District Superintendent to RetirePam Sloan to leave after current school year.
Francis Howell School Board Cuts 80 Employees in Wake of Funding ShortageThe cuts are expected to save the district four million dollars.
Ritenour, Pattonville School Districts Will Admit Transfer StudentsTwo St. Louis-area school districts say they will admit previous transfer students from the Normandy School District.
Francis Howell Board Votes to Keep Sex Ed BookParents protested the book's graphic descriptions of sexual acts and cartoon drawings of naked bodies.
Francis Howell Parent Fights to Have Sex Ed. Book RemovedA Francis Howell parent is fighting to have a sex education book removed from the districts library, because of explicit content.
Normandy Education Meeting Leaves More Questions Than AnswersSeveral parents made signs, calling on education officials to "protect our kids" and "support neighborhood schools."
Normandy School Board Votes to Not Pay Tuition BillsNormandy school parents applaud the board's decision Thursday night to go delinquent on $1.3 million worth of tuition payments to 14 other districts that have taken in transfers students.
School Leaders Ask Missouri Lawmakers for Transfer FixA roving panel of Missouri lawmakers started a three-day, statewide fact-finding trip on education policy in a suburban St. Louis school district where hundreds of students from a failing district are being bussed.
Mo. State Lawmakers Doubtful About School ReformKirkwood Republican Rep. Rick Stream says he will introduce a bill in January allowing accredited districts to limit the number of transfers they must take but he expects strong opposition.
Missouri School Transfer Ruling Opens Old WoundsClasses begin Thursday in the Francis Howell district. Nearly 2,600 students from the unaccredited Normandy and Riverview Gardens districts are leaving for better-performing schools
ACLU Says It's Unconstitutional for Kirkwood, Mehlville to Limit Number of Transfer StudentsThe group sent letters to Kirkwood and Mehlville School superintendents Friday stating that if they don't have space for all the students who have applied, then they need to make space.

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