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Education
8:15 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Nicastro Explains Normandy Decisions; Ferguson-Florissant Drops Normandy Transfers

Missouri's education commissioner is hoping that the change from the Normandy School District to the Normandy Schools Collective brings success.
Stephanie Zimmerman

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 10:06 pm

Updated at 9:24 a.m. Monday with more district decisions about Normandy transfers.

As the Normandy school district is about to give way to the Normandy Schools Collaborative, Missouri’s education commissioner is addressing criticism about how the transition has been handled.

Chris Nicastro’s response: The decisions that have been made represent the best available from a list of bad options.

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Education
3:58 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

FBI looking into school district stipends

Questions about the use of stipends for school administrators in St. Joseph, Mo. have caught the attention of the U.S. FBI.
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  Federal investigators are looking into questions about a northwest Missouri school district's finances.

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Education
5:10 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Springfield studying new graduation requirements

The Springfield school district is discussing how to make high school, particularly the senior year, more challenging for its students.

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PM Newscasts
5:42 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Newscast for June 22, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Gov. Nixon signs and cuts budget
  • Bukowsky drops out of District 47 race
  • Two Southern Boone County school leaders resign following scathing letter
Education
8:57 am
Wed May 30, 2012

School districts get annual state aid estimates

Columbia public schools received a decrease of 1.4 percent in state funding.
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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has informed each school district in the state of its annual aid estimates.

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PM Newscasts
6:20 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Newscast for May 25, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

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