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August 07, 2014

Kansas City, Mo., Schools Granted Provisional Accreditation

The district lost its accreditation in 2012 after test scores plummeted. While test scores remain low, the state education commissioner cited improvements in recommending that the district be awarded provisional accreditation.

July 23, 2014

Kansas City District Must Allow Student Transfers For Now, State Board Rules

Missouri state board members declined to grant the 13,000-student district a temporary provisional accreditation status that would have staved off student transfer to other districts.

June 17, 2014

Missouri Takes Over Local School System, Acts to Stem Transfer Costs

Among its first acts in charge of the new Normandy Schools Collaborative, the state board of education cut the amount Normandy will pay for transfer students, and restricted the number of students who will be able to transfer in the future

May 23, 2014

Missouri Governor Pledges to Veto Student-Transfer Bill

Democrat Jay Nixon objects to the measure's proposed voucher program.

May 20, 2014

Missouri Student-Transfer Bill Could Founder On Private-School Vouchers

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has signaled that he's not likely to sign the measure that would allow students to use vouchers to transfer to nonsectarian private schools.

January 14, 2014

Failing Missouri School Districts Would Be Shut Down Under New Proposal

Districts would be dismantled and replaced with a state-run entity that would hand management of individual schools over to nonprofit operators.

December 13, 2013

Kansas City, Mo., Schools Ask Court to Hold Off on Student Transfer Law

The Kansas City school district will ask a court to stop transfers out of the district, mandated by a 1993 law, while the Missouri Board of Education considers a pending request to grant the district provisional accreditation.

September 27, 2013

Kansas City District Will Remain Unaccredited

Education commissioner Chris Nicastro says pleas for accreditation were based on avoiding transfers rather than on sustainable improvement in schools.

August 05, 2013

Student Transfers Will Likely Bankrupt Missouri District

A small number of unaccredited districts in Missouri struggle to stay afloat financially as students opt to transfer to nearby accredited school systems.

June 05, 2013

Kansas City, Mo., District Moves Toward Regaining Accreditation

The embattled district shows signs of improvement that could lead to restoring its standing with state education officials.

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