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Education
7:42 am
Tue June 17, 2014

State board of education limits Normandy transfers

Normandy High School
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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.

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Education
8:01 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Mo. agency to oversee school district's finances

Chris Nicastro
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The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to impose financial oversight on a St. Louis County school district facing bankruptcy.

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Education
8:04 am
Tue January 14, 2014

KC Schools Need Drastic Reform, Report Says; Changes Could Apply Statewide

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Originally published on Tue January 14, 2014 3:30 pm

Updated at 1:34 p.m., Mon., Jan. 13 with news of  unexpectedly large turnout at Jefferson City meeting.

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Education
3:25 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Mo. board recommends $6.8M for Normandy schools

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Missouri education officials are seeking an additional $6.8 million to help an unaccredited school district in the St. Louis area.

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.

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.

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Education
3:21 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

KC school officials request accreditation upgrade

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The Kansas City school district says it is showing rapid improvement and wants Missouri education officials to upgrade it from unaccredited to provisionally accredited.

Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green presented his argument Tuesday to the State Board of Education. Green highlighted Kansas City's finances and improvement on school performance reports.

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Education
8:04 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Mo. State Education Board Expands Oversight Of Failing Schools; Talks MAP Scores

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Tue August 20, 2013 5:40 pm

The Missouri State Board of Education voted Tuesday to increase oversight of the state's unaccredited school districts.

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