Riverview Gardens Closer to Shedding Unaccredited LabelDistricts that are considered failing, or unaccredited, can face a state takeover.
School Canceled After Suspicious Package ScareAdministrators say they want to allow police to collect evidence at Moline Elementary.
Riverview Gardens Improves But Misses Accreditation"We want to commend the district for the progress they have made. But at the end of the examination period, we were not able to firmly establish they'd met all five targets."
Civic Progress Contributes $600,000 to Help North St. Louis County Youth$614,000 goes to three organizations, a university and two school districts.
Riverview Gardens, Normandy Districts Make Performance GainsThe Missouri State Board of Education will consider districts' accreditation during a December meeting, according to Missouri Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven.
Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New TestMost students at Missouri's two failing school districts aren't proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.
Missouri Student Transfers Up Slightly This School YearMore than 1,170 Missouri students from two failing school systems in the St. Louis area have been placed in other nearby districts for the upcoming school year, only slightly more than the nearly 1,150 students who switched from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy schools last year, new data show.
Nixon to Veto Student Transfers BillMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state's system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday.
St. Louis-area Schools Agree to Help Failing Districts A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday.
Local Schools Cancel After-School ActivitiesLocal schools cancel after-school activities ahead of the Ferguson grand jury announcement.
St. Louis-Area School Districts Preparing for Grand Jury AnnouncementThe Jennings School District has called off school Monday and Tuesday. The district had already planned to shut down Wednesday through the end of the week for Thanksgiving.
Education Officials Laud Riverview Gardens for Jump in Accreditation Scores It was a night of congratulations for the Riverview Garden's School district as the state education department met with parents for an update on the district's progress.

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