Student Transfers

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

A Look at Key Bills from Missouri’s 2015 Legislative Session

Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.

05/11/2015

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Normandy Students Challenge Transfer Law

A lawsuit seeking to allow more Normandy School District students to transfer out of the district gets its first hearing this morning.

08/06/2014

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Normandy Parents Sue Over School Transfer Changes

A group of Normandy school district parents has filed suit over recent changes to student attendance rules that limit the number of pupils who can transfer to better-performing schools in other districts.

07/15/2014

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Normandy Schools Won’t Need Missouri Bailout

Its finances worsened this past year, in part, because of a state law that requires unaccredited districts to pay the costs of students choosing to transfer elsewhere.

06/30/2014

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Nixon Upholds Vow to Veto Student Transfer Bill

Missouri’s chief executive calls bill a “dangerous voucher scheme.”

06/24/2014

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Normandy Schools Collaborative Gets New Leadership

The State Board of Education took steps to break the cycle of low achievement and fundamentally change the way Normandy schools will function

06/16/2014

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Lawmakers Seek to Complete Missouri School Bill

Missouri lawmakers are trying to resolve differences on legislation revising the state’s law on student transfers from failing school districts.

05/12/2014

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Study Looks at Missouri’s Struggling Districts

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis area schools partnership known as Education Plus is releasing details of a study of unaccredited school districts. Education Plus says a task force has been working on the […]

02/11/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Friday, September 13th – Dr. Art McCoy on Student Transfer to Ferguson-Florissant; Andrew Vaughn and Katie Hartford Hogue on John Hartford; and Frmr. NY Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

Charlie talks with Dr. Art McCoy of the Ferg-Flor School District about student transfers from Riverview Gardens and Normandy; with Andrew Vaughn and Katie Hartford Hogue about Bluegrass Musician John Hartford; and with Bill Bratton, former NYC Police Commissiner and former L.A. Police Chief about urban crime.

09/13/2013

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Missouri Committee Plans Hearing on Student Transfers

Student transfers out of struggling Missouri school districts will be on the docket for a fall meeting of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Education.

08/16/2013

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