Its finances worsened this past year, in part, because of a state law that requires unaccredited districts to pay the costs of students choosing to transfer elsewhere.
The announcement follows a decision by the State of Missouri to replace the unaccredited Normandy School District with the newly formed Normandy School Collaborative on July 1.
Missouri’s chief executive calls bill a “dangerous voucher scheme.”
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has canceled a planned trip to France for D-Day events because her husband is ill.
This week, the state decided to dissolve the district and replace it with a state-run organization.
The Missouri Board of Education voted today to lapse the unaccredited Normandy School District, and replace it with the Normandy Schools Collaborative, a new local education agency, and a new governing board.
Two years ago, 10-day suspensions appeared to be the norm in the Normandy School District, but that’s not the case anymore.
Normandy School District is wrapping up a week of rallies and celebrations, unifying the district that’s trying not to fall apart.
Normandy is one step closer to getting the funds it needs to stave off bankruptcy.
Missouri Senate committee tackles a student transfer law and addresses struggling school districts such as Normandy and Riverview Gardens.