Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
Kali, the polar bear who gained international fame when orphaned two years ago, is coming to the St. Louis Zoo.
Missouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state’s flawed student transfer law.
Two St. Louis-area school districts say they will admit previous transfer students from the Normandy School District.
Reining in the expensive Missouri school transfer law could see some changes coming from the state legislature this year.
The Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts are already looking at high costs to send students to accredited districts.
The deadline to apply for that free transfer to Mehlville is August first.
The public meeting will be at 6 p.m. July 11 at the Francis Howell Central High School gym.
Normandy parent Sheila Love says she is concerned with the distance to Francis Howell, which is about 20 miles away in St. Charles County.
Superintendent says city schools would “no longer exist” if they lose.