Normandy School District
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
New Normandy Schools Superintendent Dr. Charles Pearson — whose appointment became official on Thursday night — is making several recommendations for changes.
Missouri Board of Education restores classification
Some Democratic candidates could find opposition from within their own party from a new coalition of local African-American politicians.
Newly released state data shows the struggling Normandy school district in St. Louis County saw its academic performance drop to the lowest in the state during a tumultuous school year that saw hundreds of its students transfer.
Two St. Louis-area school districts say they will admit previous transfer students from the Normandy School District.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley spoke at the first county council meeting since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the outbreak of riots that followed.
A lawsuit seeking to allow more Normandy School District students to transfer out of the district gets its first hearing this morning.
The fair is planned for Thursday at Barack Obama Elementary School, and Saturday at Lucas Crossing Elementary Complex.
State officials say the struggling St. Louis County school district should be able to make it financially.