Student Transfers


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.


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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.



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.


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School Transfer Lottery Begins Today

Two unaccredited St. Louis County school districts now know exactly how many students they’re losing.


School buses

Deadline Day: Last Chance to Leave Normandy and Riverview Gardens Schools

A lottery on Friday will determine whether they get their first choices or not.


More than 3,000 fearful parents aired their concerns Thursday night over the decision to allow students from unaccredited Normandy schools to transfer to the Francis Howell School District (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Bill Would Give Schools Power to Veto Student Transfers

State Rep. Mark Parkinson says if they really want the power to veto student transfers from Normandy, he will propose the legislation.


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Mehlville Superintendent Stunned By Amount of Student Transfer Applications

Dr. Knost says most local educators thought that the flow of transfer applications would have slowed by now, but instead it keeps growing.


Previous Normandy Meeting (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Some Francis Howell Parents Extend an Olive Branch at Normandy Board Meeting

“There are a lot of people in Francis Howell that don’t feel the way you saw the people on the news,”


Photo: Mehlville School District

Mehlville Superintendent Sends Message to Parents

In the message Dr. Eric Knost answered FAQs about the student transfer issue and clarified exactly what the Missouri Supreme Court decision means



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, July 16th – Gary U.S. Bonds; Controversy Over Senior Housing Complex in Oakville; Student Transfers; Mark Sawyier, CEO of Bonfyre

Charlie talks with Rock ‘n Roll Legend Gary U.S. Bonds; Charlie and Debbie discuss the controversy over the low-income senior housing complex in Oakville; Charlie talks more about student transfers; and the 18th in a series on growing entrepreneurism in the STL region with Mark Sawyier of Bonfyre.




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