Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.
Reining in the expensive Missouri school transfer law could see some changes coming from the state legislature this year.
The Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts are already looking at high costs to send students to accredited districts.
Normandy parent Sheila Love says she is concerned with the distance to Francis Howell, which is about 20 miles away in St. Charles County.
Jmiyha Rickman was reportedly throwing what has been described as a bad tantrum at Loy Joy Elementary.
The Rockwood School District told parents of the incident in a letter.
The district’s policy committee first looked at the issue last month and delved into more details of the plan this week.
A small southeast Missouri school district is facing a threat of legal action over a policy barring same-sex couples from attending prom together.
University City is the latest school district in the region to take a second-glance at security.
The Missouri Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to let the St. Louis public school district shed its “unaccredited” label, a move that makes it no longer subject to a state law allowing students to transfer to better-performing districts.