ACLU Asks Court to Halt Punishment of Student Who Participated in Silent ProtestThe American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Kansas City School District today because the district violated a student’s First Amendment rights, according to a news release from the ACLU.
Missouri Court Upholds Student Transfer Law in KC CaseFor the second time this year, the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law requiring unaccredited schools to pay for students to attend class elsewhere.
More Missouri Parents Choosing Charter Schools"Currently, there is just over 8,400 [St. Louis] students enrolled in charter schools," he said. One in three public school students are in a charter school.
Missouri Lawmakers Approve Expanding Charter SchoolsSupporters argued the state has a responsibility to provide students in failing school districts with an alternative.
Hearing Set For Kansas City School District's Policy On Transfer Students Hearing will be in June
Tuition Dispute Could Hold Up Kansas City Student TransfersThe Education Department is awaiting the outcome of a court case filed after a suburban St. Louis district kept out transfer seekers.

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