Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Missouri education officials are planning a series of public hearings on ideas for helping unaccredited school districts boost student achievement.
A new charter school for girls in St. Louis will focus on math, engineering and technology while trying to close the gender gap in the male-dominated hard sciences.
Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro says she is “open to any and every idea.”
Several parents made signs, calling on education officials to “protect our kids” and “support neighborhood schools.”
The incident occurred around 1:30 Friday afternoon as the bus was exiting Interstate 70 at the Danforth exit.
Elected school board of St. Louis Public School District thinks so.
No accreditation changes planned with current data, however.
Teachers out of college already must have a higher grade point average, but now even the college they come from may be scrutinized.
The Education Department is awaiting the outcome of a court case filed after a suburban St. Louis district kept out transfer seekers.
The state had a 79.8 percent graduation rate in 2011, down 6.6 percentage points from the graduation rate the old formula produced for the same year.