State Board of Education
A Senate plan would give the State Board of Education power to eliminate failing school districts if the districts cannot afford to survive through the school year.
Missouri education officials are digging into proposals to help struggling school districts.
CEE-Trust was tapped to come up with a plan last year as a new state law gave the State Board of Education greater powers to intervene in troubled school systems.
The $385,000 contract with The Cities for Education Entrepreneurship Trust seeks recommendations by January that could later be implemented in the Kansas City School District and potentially also in Normandy, Riverview Gardens or any other districts that become unaccredited.
Lawmakers urged to postpone implementation of new school funding law.