Normandy School District
A spokes person for the district said for the partial month of August the total to be paid to other districts is $750,000.
Missouri Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro says there are pressing concerns in Normandy given the money being spent on tuition and transportation for the transfer students.
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.
“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 Rep. Mark Parkinson says if they really want the power to veto student transfers from Normandy, he will propose the legislation.
Dr. Knost says most local educators thought that the flow of transfer applications would have slowed by now, but instead it keeps growing.
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.
Parents can get answers to any questions they may have about student transfers tonight at a town hall meeting.
Charlie Brennan – Friday, July 12th – Jerry Schlichter on 401(k) fees; Francis Howell public hearing; 3 Brits kayaking the Mississippi R.
Charlie talks with STL Att’y Jerry Schlichter about limiting 401(k) finder’s fees; Charlie and Debbie talk about the public hearing last night at Francis Howell; and they talk with 3 young Brits kayaking down the Mississippi R. to raise money for Help for Heroes.
Rep. Chrissy Sommer says it would be an added expense for the Francis Howell School District during a time of financial crisis and that the move would be disorienting to Normandy students.