school transfer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en NPR Host Michel Martin Is Coming To St. Louis, Wants To Talk About Education http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/npr-host-michel-martin-coming-st-louis-wants-talk-about-education <p>When Michel Martin, host of NPR’s <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/tell-me-more/">Tell Me More</a></em>, brings her show to St. Louis Public Radio’s home of UMSL at Grand Center on November 8, 2013, it should come as no surprise that education will be a topic.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 23:56:24 +0000 Alex Heuer 31229 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NPR Host Michel Martin Is Coming To St. Louis, Wants To Talk About Education Commentary: The Real Cost Of The School Transfer Program http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commentary-real-cost-school-transfer-program <p></p><p></p><div>Cost is factor no matter what you are buying &ndash; a six-pack of beer, a pair of jeans, a house, or for a state government, a public education for school-age children.</div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Much has been said about the cost of the region&rsquo;s current inter-district student transfer program. Much of what has been said about that cost has been incomplete, or ill informed.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p><div>The one price tag that&rsquo;s been floated is $35 million. Let&rsquo;s break that down.&nbsp;</div><p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 D.J. Wilson 30190 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commentary: The Real Cost Of The School Transfer Program Ferguson Florissant Superintendent Says District May Add Transportation For Transfer Students http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ferguson-florissant-superintendent-says-district-may-add-transportation-transfer-students <p>On Monday, the Ferguson Florissant School District will kick off its academic year and become home to the second most transfer students in the St. Louis region. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 23:56:38 +0000 Tim Lloyd 29006 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ferguson Florissant Superintendent Says District May Add Transportation For Transfer Students Ferguson Florissant Superintendent Says District May Add Busing For Transfer Students http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ferguson-florissant-superintendent-says-district-may-add-busing-transfer-students-0 <p>On Monday, the Ferguson Florissant School District will kick off its academic year and become home to the second most transfer students in the St. Louis region. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 23:43:45 +0000 Tim Lloyd 29005 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ferguson Florissant Superintendent Says District May Add Busing For Transfer Students Examination Of School Transfer Issues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/examination-school-transfer-issues <p>The Missouri Supreme Court’s ruling on<em> Breitenfeld v. School District of Clayton</em> on June 11 reversed a lower court decision and found that state statute 167.131does not violate the Hancock Amendment. The statute provides that an unaccredited school district must pay tuition for students to attend school in another accredited district in the same or an adjoining county.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 23:23:29 +0000 Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer & Don Marsh 28296 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Examination Of School Transfer Issues