Riverview Gardens

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Lawmakers to Review Missouri Education Issues

The first were scheduled Monday in St. Charles and St. Louis, where student transfers out of unaccredited districts have received particular attention.

09/23/2013

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Ferguson-Florissant School District Boasts Near Perfect Attendance

Dr. Art McCoy, Superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, says the district had 99 percent attendance on the first day.

09/12/2013

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Missouri Hires Private Education Reform Group To Aid Unaccredited Schools

The $385,000 contract with The Cities for Education Entrepreneurship Trust seeks recommendations by January that could later be implemented in the Kansas City School District and potentially also in Normandy, Riverview Gardens or any other districts that become unaccredited.

08/20/2013

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St. Louis Lawmakers Optimistic About School Transfer Changes

Rep. Mike Colona, D-. St. Louis, says he feels good about the eventual outcome because stakeholders, including parents and children, will have input.

08/19/2013

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North County Parents Table School Transfers Suit

The Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri said Thursday that the five families mulling a suit against the Mehlville district have received suitable school assignments.

08/15/2013

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Ferguson-Florissant Sees Financial Gains From Transfers

The Ferguson-Florissant district was going to have to use $3 million from its reserve to balance its budget but it will wind up with a $1.2 million surplus.

08/15/2013

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Riverview School Board Chooses Bus Company for Transfers

District Chief Financial Officer Ennis Moss says transportation will cost about $601,000 per year. He says it was a decision the district had to make quickly.

08/14/2013

St. Louis School Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams

St. Louis Superintendent Discusses First Day, Transfers

“My heart goes out to those two superintendents who started July 1st. They’ve been on the job roughly six weeks and obviously they have a very challenging situation.”

08/13/2013

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State Education Officials Worried for Students Who Did Not Transfer

An education board spokeswoman admits they’ve had little success fixing unaccredited school districts thus far.

08/09/2013

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Mehlville School Board Has Until 3PM To Address Legal Threats

The Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri says three parents are ready to file a lawsuit if changes aren’t made regarding transfer students.

08/08/2013

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