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.
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.
Missouri’s chief executive calls bill a “dangerous voucher scheme.”
The State Board of Education took steps to break the cycle of low achievement and fundamentally change the way Normandy schools will function
Missouri lawmakers are trying to resolve differences on legislation revising the state’s law on student transfers from failing school 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 […]
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.
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.
Charlie Brennan – Thursday, August 8th – Dr. Ray Davis on Epi Pens in Schools; and Mo. State Reps. Rick Stream and Bob Burns on Student Transfers and the Law
Charlie talks with Dr. Ray Davis about legislation requiring schools to have epi pens in the event of severe allergic reactions in children while at school; and with Mo. State Rep. Rick Stream & Mo. State Rep. Bob Burns about student transfers into Kirkwood and Mehlville.
Two unaccredited St. Louis County school districts now know exactly how many students they’re losing.