Rockwood School District http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Says Tax Cut Would Hurt Schools http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-says-tax-cut-would-hurt-schools <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a busy visit to Rockwood Summit High School Monday morning, </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon recorded a tagline for the school’s radio station, won a free throw showdown with the school’s scholar athlete and even posed for a </span>selfie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with a student.</span></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:33:14 +0000 Dale Singer 35482 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Says Tax Cut Would Hurt Schools Knost Leaving Mehlville To Become Rockwood Superintendent http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/knost-leaving-mehlville-become-rockwood-superintendent <p>Eric Knost, whose job as the superintendent of the Mehlville School District thrust him into the middle of this school year’s student transfer drama, has resigned that job and is in line to become superintendent of the Rockwood schools.</p><p>In a notice posted on Mehlville's Facebook page, Knost said he was released from his superintendent’s position, effective June 30, during a closed meeting of that district’s school board Monday night.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:41:40 +0000 Dale Singer 34726 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Knost Leaving Mehlville To Become Rockwood Superintendent Co-Founder Of Citizens Group Announces Candidacy for Rockwood School Board http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/co-founder-citizens-group-announces-candidacy-rockwood-school-board <p>Eileen Tyrrell, co-founder of the citizens group Rockwood Stakeholders for Real Solutions, announced her candidacy for the Rockwood School District’s school board this morning.</p><p>“Our key goal is accountability on all levels though the district, transparency of the business transactions,” Tyrrell said.&nbsp; “The other goal that I’m going to bring is let’s give the classroom back to the teacher, the parent and to the student.”</p><p>As a board member, Tyrrell said she would also work to ensure that district decisions can be effectively implemented in the classroom.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 06:06:28 +0000 Tim Lloyd 32294 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Co-Founder Of Citizens Group Announces Candidacy for Rockwood School Board Mo. Auditor Has Good News For Rockwood Schools, $1.2 Million Still In Question http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-auditor-has-good-news-rockwood-schools-12-million-still-question <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Following a critical state audit of the Rockwood School District back in February, Missouri Auditor Tim </span>Schweich<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;said Wednesday&nbsp;that the district has made tremendous progress.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">His previous audit found the district overpaid a construction company $1.2 million, which is one of&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>the few issues still unresolved.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Schweich recommended a variety o Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:07:02 +0000 Kristi Luther 28907 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Auditor Has Good News For Rockwood Schools, $1.2 Million Still In Question