school transfer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Normandy Students Can No Longer Transfer To Francis Howell; Normandy Drops Lawsuit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/normandy-students-can-no-longer-transfer-francis-howell-normandy-drops-lawsuit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Francis Howell School District</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;announced today it will no longer accept transfer students from Normandy.&nbsp; The district was expecting roughly 350 students who transferred last fall to continue during the coming school year. Last summer, the soon-to-be-dissolved&nbsp;Normandy School District selected Francis Howell as its transportation option for students.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:17:35 +0000 Tim Lloyd 37381 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Normandy Students Can No Longer Transfer To Francis Howell; Normandy Drops Lawsuit For One Family, A Year Of Early Mornings And Long Drives Draws To A Close http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/one-family-year-early-mornings-and-long-drives-draws-close <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s just after 7 a.m., and </span>SheRon<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chaney already has her family packed into an SUV and ready for school.</span></p><p>“On a good day like today, I’m hoping it only takes about 35 minutes,” she said.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 10:10:48 +0000 Tim Lloyd 36235 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org For One Family, A Year Of Early Mornings And Long Drives Draws To A Close 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