A lottery on Friday will determine whether they get their first choices or not.
“I have a senior. He’s doomed if he goes wherever we have him going because he’s not going,” one mother said. “He doesn’t need those obstacles.”
State Policy Director for the Children’s Educational Alliance of Missouri, Kate Casas, says parents will get an outline of their rights and be walked through the process of transfer.
State Rep. Mark Parkinson says if they really want the power to veto student transfers from Normandy, he will propose the legislation.
“There are a lot of people in Francis Howell that don’t feel the way you saw the people on the news,”
A week after parents in the Francis Howell District spoke out strongly against the plan for their schools to accept students from Normandy, Normandy parents will have a chance to speak out tonight.
There was a chance for about 150 Riverview Gardens parents to have their transfer questions answered at a meeting Monday night.
Parents, packing the Francis Howell Central High School gymnasium, leapt to their feet with an almost regular rhythm Thursday night.
Normandy parent Sheila Love says she is concerned with the distance to Francis Howell, which is about 20 miles away in St. Charles County.
The summer break is officially over for students in one St. Louis-area school district.