Mehlville School District
Due to a major fiber outage in the South County area, the Mehlville School District does not have telephone service or internet service to most of their schools.
Mehlville School Board members are considering a proposal that would give raises to teachers when the district meets certain goals.
School districts throughout the St. Louis area took a critical look at safety and security of their school buildings following the shootings in Newtown, Conn. on December 14th, 2012.
At a meeting Tuesday night, Mehlville Board of Education President Mark Stoner says he thinks the models could work well to incentivize teachers.
A spokeswoman says the total for about three weeks in August, for 544 students in 14 schools, is $398,400.
A St. Louis group that wants two school systems to accept more transfer students says it will decide by today whether to seek legal action.
Kirkwood 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.
Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, August 7th – Kate Casas of Children’s Education Alliance; Bevis Schock and Hugh Eastwood; Mike Shannon; Ron McKenzie from Six Flags; and Tom Loveless on Grouping Students by Abilitly
Charlie talks with Kate Casas about possible legal action agst. Mehlville School District; with Bevis Schock and Hugh Eastwood about St. John dunning letters on unpaid red light camera tickets; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; with Ron McKenzie from Six Flags; and with Tom Loveless about grouping students by ability.
The 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.
Dr. Knost says most local educators thought that the flow of transfer applications would have slowed by now, but instead it keeps growing.