Originally published on Wed February 26, 2014 10:48 am
The Missouri Senate has begun debate on legislation to lessen the effects of the state's student transfer law.
The wide-ranging bill attempts to address both the law and unaccredited districts. Provisions within Senate Bill 493 include accrediting individual school buildings instead of districts as a whole and creating regional authorities across the state to oversee transfers.
Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 1:24 pm
As planning begins for school transfers in the St. Louis area in the academic year that starts in August, and Missouri lawmakers return to Jefferson City for the new legislative session, one issue will loom large for both groups:
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.