normandy school district http://kbia.org en Progress Report: Normandy School Hiring Hits 80 Percent; Will Try 'Flipped' Classrooms http://kbia.org/post/progress-report-normandy-school-hiring-hits-80-percent-will-try-flipped-classrooms <span style="line-height: 1.5;">With two weeks to go until teachers report for the beginning of the new school year, the Normandy Schools Collaborative said Monday it has hired 80 percent of the staff it needs, from custodians to principals.</span><p>But just to make sure it hasn’t overlooked any good teachers who are still looking for employment, the district said it will be holding a job fair two days later this week.<p>The announcement comes as the state board of education prepares to meet in Jefferson City on Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:53:19 +0000 Dale Singer 56515 at http://kbia.org Progress Report: Normandy School Hiring Hits 80 Percent; Will Try 'Flipped' Classrooms Will Normandy Students Be Able To Attend U. City? Despite Policy Change, Answer Not Clear http://kbia.org/post/university-city-changes-course-now-will-accept-normandy-transfers <strong>(Updated 1:29 p.m., Fri., July 18)</strong><p>Even though the University City School Board has voted to change course and accept students who are qualified to transfer from Normandy, uncertainty surrounding the transfers remains.<p>The board voted 5-2 Thursday night to accept the transfers, but the board also let stand an earlier decision not to accept the lower tuition rate that state education officials say is all they will pay to districts that receive the transfer students. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:04:22 +0000 Tim Lloyd 56351 at http://kbia.org Will Normandy Students Be Able To Attend U. City? Despite Policy Change, Answer Not Clear Normandy parents anxiously await outcomes, seek options http://kbia.org/post/normandy-parents-anxiously-await-outcomes-seek-options <p></p><p>Anxiety crept through SheRon Chaney when she heard that the Francis Howell School District would no longer accept about 350 transfer students from Normandy who were signed up to continue in the program.&nbsp;</p><p>“Last year we were hopeful, this year we’re fearful,” she said.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:32:33 +0000 Tim Lloyd 54991 at http://kbia.org Normandy parents anxiously await outcomes, seek options 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 State board of education limits Normandy transfers http://kbia.org/post/state-board-education-limits-normandy-transfers <p>More than 130 students whose families moved into the Normandy school district last summer to be able take advantage of the school transfer program will be shut out of the program this coming school year under a policy adopted by the state board of education Monday.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:42:17 +0000 Dale Singer 54676 at http://kbia.org State board of education limits Normandy transfers Troubled school district faces uncertain future http://kbia.org/post/troubled-school-district-faces-uncertain-future <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">While other school districts are hiring new teachers and preparing for next fall, the uncertainty over the future of the Normandy district in St. Louis County has left the superintendent unsure how to move forward.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:25:40 +0000 Associated Press 50494 at http://kbia.org 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 Missouri House passes supplemental budget http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-passes-supplemental-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Missouri House has passed a supplemental budget for the current fiscal year.&nbsp; It includes five million dollars for the unaccredited Normandy School District in St. Louis County, which would go broke before the end of the current school year without the money. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:19:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin 49196 at http://kbia.org Missouri House passes supplemental budget Mo. agency to oversee school district's finances http://kbia.org/post/mo-agency-oversee-school-districts-finances <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to impose financial oversight on a St. Louis County school district facing bankruptcy.</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:01:51 +0000 Associated Press 48391 at http://kbia.org Mo. agency to oversee school district's finances Most Mo. transfer students remain after shake-up http://kbia.org/post/most-mo-transfer-students-remain-after-shake <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Two months after the start of a new school year, a new report shows that most of the students who transferred from a pair of failing St. Louis County school districts remain at the better-performing suburban schools where they relocated to.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:48:08 +0000 Associated Press 42123 at http://kbia.org Most Mo. transfer students remain after shake-up 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 More Than 1,000 Students To Leave Unaccredited Normandy District http://kbia.org/post/more-1000-students-leave-unaccredited-normandy-district North St. Louis County's Normandy School District pointed to a variety of things to entice parents to keep their kids in the district: partnerships and collaboration with nearby universities, new technology, and more staff training.<p>But for the parents of 1,151 Normandy kids, it just wasn’t enough. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:30:40 +0000 Chris McDaniel 38156 at http://kbia.org More Than 1,000 Students To Leave Unaccredited Normandy District