The Normandy school district lost its accreditation in 2013, and the state took over the academically and financially challenged school system in 2014.
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December 01, 2017
October 19, 2017
The Eagles defensive end will donate his salary for the remaining 10 games this season to groups in Boston, St. Louis, and Philadelphia that support "educational equity and opportunity."
December 05, 2016
The Riverview Gardens school district in St. Louis, Mo., which lost its accreditation in 2007, was one of two districts in the state without accreditation.
April 13, 2016
Superintendent Joseph Davis is asking celebrities who were outspoken about Ferguson in the wake of the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown to help by supporting a $2 million literacy initiative.
January 25, 2016
Tiffany Anderson, who was chosen as one of Education Week's 2015 Leaders to Learn From, has received national praise for her approach to educating children in poverty.
December 30, 2015
Race, education disparities, school-leader standards, and criminal proceedings (in Atlanta and Chicago) were among the top stories on the District Dossier blog.
December 29, 2015
Some of the most challenged school districts in the St. Louis region have started chess clubs with the help of local companies and some tutoring from the first African-American to become an international grandmaster.
August 09, 2015
After the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and a national conversation about race, policing, and racial bias, some educators sharpened their focus on social justice issues in schools.
August 07, 2015
State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is calling for a federal probe into education in the St. Louis, Mo., region and for the legislature to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto on the state's student transfer law.
June 26, 2015
This is the second year in a row that the Democratic governor has vetoed an attempt to fix the state's school transfer bill. He said the bill doesn't address the problems the law had created.