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.
Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.
A lawsuit seeking to allow more Normandy School District students to transfer out of the district gets its first hearing this morning.
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.