Student Transfers

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Missouri Student Transfers Up Slightly This School Year

More than 1,170 Missouri students from two failing school systems in the St. Louis area have been placed in other nearby districts for the upcoming school year, only slightly more than the nearly 1,150 students who switched from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy schools last year, new data show.

08/05/2015

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Nixon to Veto Student Transfers Bill

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state’s system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday.

06/25/2015

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

Classroom

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

Classroom

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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