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.
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.
The road map toward re-accreditation for Normandy schools will be laid out later today.
A bill aimed at fixing Missouri’s school transfer law could be heading to the governor’s desk as soon as today, but whether Jay Nixon will sign it remains a question.
A Francis Howell parent is fighting to have a sex education book removed from the districts library, because of explicit content.
Missouri lawmakers are trying to resolve differences on legislation revising the state’s law on student transfers from failing school districts.
Students of Northwest Academy School of Law marched the streets this morning calling on north city residents to put their guns away and seek out peaceful ways to resolve conflicts.
If 270,000 petitions are approved by the November Ballot, teacher tenure in Missouri could be eliminated.
Public schools would get a $115 million increase on top of their current $3.1 billion in basic funding.
The Democratic governor is vetoing the Republican plan to cut taxes by $620 million annually.