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Normandy School District Drops Lawsuit Challenging Transfer Law

On Thursday, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released new school transfer guidelines.

06/20/2014

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Future Uncertain for Normandy School District

On June 30, the Normandy School District disappears and a state-operated entity takes over, hiring teachers and other staff from scratch.

06/12/2014

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St. Louis Public Schools Name “Teacher of the Year”

Dianna Sumner teaches social studies at Carnahan High School in South St. Louis.

05/28/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn Calls For ‘Responsible’ Budget

Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.

05/24/2014

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Nixon Will Veto Student Transfer Legislation

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto legislation seeking to overhaul a law that requires unaccredited school districts to pay costs for students to transfer to better-performing nearby schools.

05/23/2014

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Madigan: Raise Tax on Millionaires for More Education Funding

Madigan says collecting a 3 percent surcharge on income greater than $1 million would pump an extra $550 per pupil into the state education fund.

05/23/2014

MO State Treasurer Clint Zweifel talks to students at KIPP Middle School in St. Louis about college savings, especially the MOST 529 Plan. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Zweifel Visits St. Louis Schools to Advocate Saving for College

Treasurer Clint Zweifel was in St. Louis Thursday, talking to students about the importance of saving for college, as the price tag for a degree keeps getting bigger.

05/23/2014

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Normandy School District Suing 2 State Departments, 20 School Districts

This week, the state decided to dissolve the district and replace it with a state-run organization.

05/22/2014

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State Board of Education Votes to Lapse Normandy District

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.

05/20/2014

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School Kids Rewarded with Principal’s Worm Stunt

Susan Martin promised her kindergarten through fourth-grade students at St. Gregory’s School a reward for each 10,000 minutes they spent reading on their own time this year.

05/20/2014

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