Francis Howell School District http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Parents Of Normandy Transfer Students Wait To See If Districts Will Follow Francis Howell’s Lead http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/parents-normandy-transfer-students-wait-see-if-districts-will-follow-francis-howell-s-lead <p>Anxiety crept through SheRon Chaney when she heard that the Francis Howell School District would no longer accept about 350 transfer students from Normandy who were signed up to continue in the program.&nbsp;</p><p>“Last year we were hopeful, this year we’re fearful,” she said.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 01:43:58 +0000 Tim Lloyd 37417 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Parents Of Normandy Transfer Students Wait To See If Districts Will Follow Francis Howell’s Lead One Year Later, No End In Sight To School Transfer Turmoil http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/one-year-later-no-end-sight-school-transfer-turmoil <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One year ago Wednesday, the Missouri Supreme Court threw the lives of thousands of students, teachers, parents and school administrators into a turmoil that shows no signs of stopping.</span></p><p></p><p>By <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=62575">unanimously overturning</a>&nbsp;a lower court ruling and allowing students in unaccredited school districts to transfer to nearby accredited schools, the court enforced a 20-year-old law in a way that no one had foreseen would ever happen.</p><p>As a result:</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 02:11:03 +0000 Dale Singer 36879 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org One Year Later, No End In Sight To School Transfer Turmoil A Mostly Smooth First Day For Transferred Newcomers At Francis Howell Schools http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mostly-smooth-first-day-transferred-newcomers-francis-howell-schools <p><em>Updated at 4:45 p.m. with comments from Francis Howell Central principal Sonny Arnel. Updated 5:39 p.m. with comments from parents and students.</em></p><p>Some transportation hiccups aside, the first day in the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles County appears to have gone smoothly.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:42:51 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Erin Williams 28934 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Mostly Smooth First Day For Transferred Newcomers At Francis Howell Schools