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House Plans Debate on Missouri Student Transfers

Missouri House members plan to advance legislation that seeks to address a student transfer law requiring unaccredited school systems to pay for students who want to attend better-performing schools in nearby districts.

04/21/2014

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Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer Overhaul

The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.

12/17/2013

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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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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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St. Louis Area Parents Weigh School Transfers Suit

A St. Louis group that wants two school systems to accept more transfer students says it will decide by today whether to seek legal action.

08/15/2013

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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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Mo. State Lawmakers Doubtful About School Reform

Kirkwood Republican Rep. Rick Stream says he will introduce a bill in January allowing accredited districts to limit the number of transfers they must take but he expects strong opposition.

08/08/2013