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September 7, 2014 via Daily Journal

Francis Howell districts says Normandy transfer students first need individual court orders

ST. LOUIS — A St. Charles County school district is requiring transfer students from the troubled Normandy system to get individual court orders before they can return. Full article

August 29, 2014 via St. Louis Post- Dispatch

School district ratings show wide divisions within Missouri districts

As state education officials release report cards today on the academic health of Missouri’s public school districts, consider a classroom scenario. Full article

August 27, 2014 via Pittsburg Post-Gazette

Matt Smith / Let’s reform education funding

The back-to-school season is marked by sales of new backpacks and school supplies. As parents ensure that their kids are prepared to advance to the next grade and start the school year on the right foot, districts are also working to make sure they are prepared to meet the needs of students and help them excel. Full article

August 26, 2014 via KSDK.com

Normandy transfers ride for free to Francis Howell

NORMANDY, Mo. - Normandy transfer students are once again getting a free ride to Francis Howell schools. Full article

August 20, 2014 via St. Louis Public Radio

Judge Clears More Normandy Students To Transfer Elsewhere

After a hearing in St. Louis County Circuit Court Wednesday, Judge Michael Burton cleared the way for 13 more students to transfer out of the Normandy school district. Full article

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August 28, 2014 posted by Nick Bettis

Coming together to support our schools

The local community really rallied around this event – almost 30 volunteers came to help and many others donated Read more

July 10, 2014 posted by John Peters

One Parent’s Experience with Student Transfers

My family and I moved into the area in 2010 after my wife and I spent 8 years teaching in Korea. We have come to love our community and neighbors, and are happy to live in a tight-knit, diverse community. Read more

May 8, 2014 posted by Maggie Thomas

My Teachers Inspired Me

This is Teacher Appreciation Week, and so I started thinking about the day I’ll have my own classroom. I'm passionate about education, especially the public education system. I largely attribute this zeal to the wonderful teachers I have experienced along the way. Read more

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