normandy http://kbia.org en Nicastro Explains Normandy Decisions; Ferguson-Florissant Drops Normandy Transfers http://kbia.org/post/nicastro-explains-normandy-decisions-ferguson-florissant-drops-normandy-transfers <strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Updated at 9:24 a.m. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:15:53 +0000 Dale Singer 55440 at http://kbia.org Nicastro Explains Normandy Decisions; Ferguson-Florissant Drops Normandy Transfers DESE recommends new transfer policies for unaccredited districts http://kbia.org/post/dese-recommends-new-transfer-policies-unaccredited-districts <p></p><p>Missouri education officials have released new guidance for student transfer policies. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:42:58 +0000 Associated Press 54887 at http://kbia.org DESE recommends new transfer policies for unaccredited districts Westminster College hosts naval art exhibit for D-Day anniversary http://kbia.org/post/westminster-college-hosts-naval-art-exhibit-d-day-anniversary <p>A commemorative art exhibit made its first stop in Fulton, Mo., on May 30. The National Churchill Museum at Westminster College presented its new exhibit “D-Day Normandy: Operation Overlord” in remembrance of the 70<sup>th</sup> anniversary of D-Day.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:59:43 +0000 Lina Young 54114 at http://kbia.org Westminster College hosts naval art exhibit for D-Day anniversary PM Newscast for May 12, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-may-12-2014 <p></p><p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;Newsroom, including:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/solar-energy-industry-rallying-keep-rebates">Solar energy industry rallying to keep rebates</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/columbia-leadership-council-holds-forums-inform-residents-and-ask-their-opinions">Columbia Leadership Council holds forums to inform residents and ask their opinions&nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/legislation-failing-school-districts-be-revised">Legislation on failing school districts to be revised&nbsp;</a></li></ul> Mon, 12 May 2014 22:14:41 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump 52833 at http://kbia.org Legislation on failing school districts to be revised http://kbia.org/post/legislation-failing-school-districts-be-revised <p style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Missouri lawmakers are trying to resolve differences on legislation to revise the law on student transfers from failing school districts.</span></p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 21:14:28 +0000 Associated Press 52826 at http://kbia.org Legislation on failing school districts to be revised Committee cuts emergency funding for Normandy schools http://kbia.org/post/committee-cuts-emergency-funding-normandy-schools <div style="color: rgb(40, 40, 40); font-family: 'Segoe UI WPC', 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, 'Microsoft Sans Serif', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">A Missouri Senate committee has slashed the amount of money that’s to be used to keep Normandy schools open the rest of the school year.&nbsp; </span></font></span></font></div><div style="color: rgb(40, 40, 40); font-family: 'Segoe UI WPC', 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, 'Microsoft Sans Serif', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;">&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:57:47 +0000 The Associated Press 49451 at http://kbia.org Committee cuts emergency funding for Normandy schools Mo. board recommends $6.8M for Normandy schools http://kbia.org/post/mo-board-recommends-68m-normandy-schools-0 <p>Missouri education officials are seeking an additional $6.8 million to help an unaccredited school district in the St. Louis area.</p><p>The State Board of Education approved the budget request Tuesday for the Normandy district. That's the first step in a process that ultimately requires the support of the governor and Legislature to become a reality.</p><p>Students started transferring out of the Normandy and Riverview Gardens districts this year under a state law that requires unaccredited districts to pay the costs for students who want to attend other public schools.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:25:58 +0000 Person: Associated Press 40668 at http://kbia.org Mo. board recommends $6.8M for Normandy schools Unaccredited St. Louis school districts facing $23 million bill for transfers http://kbia.org/post/unaccredited-st-louis-school-districts-facing-23-million-bill-transfers <p></p><p>Two troubled St. Louis-area school districts could pay a combined $23 million to cover tuition and transportation costs for students opting to attend accredited districts.</p><p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that nearly 1,700 students in the Normandy and Riverview Gardens districts have applied to transfer. That follows a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling requiring unaccredited districts to pick up those costs for students who want to attend better schools.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:34:24 +0000 Associated Press 37767 at http://kbia.org Unaccredited St. Louis school districts facing $23 million bill for transfers