A June Missouri Supreme Court decision upholding the school transfer law means students in unaccredited school districts may transfer to better public schools in the same or adjoining counties. The decision affects thousands of children in the Normandy and Riverview Gardens school districts. To better understand the ruling, read the stories below:
More than 2,500 attend public meeting to question school board about everything from safety to academics.
Tyrone McNichols, who became superintendent on July 1, works to convince parents that changes will bring progress
But Mehlville's superintendent says his district lacks room for transferring students.
Under state law, Normandy and Riverview districts must pay transportation costs to at least one district.
Rep. Chrissy Sommer, whose husband is on Francis Howell School Board, follows up Rep. Mark Parkinson's statement.
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Law says unaccredited districts must pay for transportation for transfer students.
New guidelines give area superintendents say in building assignments, class sizes.
Superintendents say they will comply with court ruling to enroll students from Normandy, Riverview Gardens.
School officials are waiting for further legal advice from their own attorneys.
High court says schools did not show that receiving students from failing school districts would be "impossible."
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