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ACLU Weighs in on Missouri Student Transfers

If you read my previous article on Missouri’s student transfer law, you will know that just barely a month ago the Missouri Supreme Court upheld the statute that allows students in unaccredited districts to transfer to bordering accredited districts.  Since that time as many as 2600 students planned to leave the Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts for neighboring districts.  In response, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued guidance that purported to give districts guidelines for limiting the potential influx of new students.  Unfortunately, that guidance has now been called into question… Continue reading

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Student Transfers from Unaccredited Districts

The Missouri Supreme Court recently ruled on the constitutionality of a state statute that allows students to transfer out of unaccredited districts to bordering districts that are accredited.  See Breitenfeld v. Sch. Dist. of Clayton, No. SC92653 (Mo. June 11, 2013).  The outcome of this case will have far-reaching impacts for the employees and students of both the unaccredited districts and the bordering accredited districts.

Hit the jump for all the “you don’t have to go home but you can stay here” details… Continue reading

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