Yossi Katz | St. Louis Public Radio

Yossi Katz

Yossi Katz is a senior at Clayton High School and an editor for the CHS Globe.

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Statistic after statistic, ranking after ranking shows American students lagging behind their counterparts across the globe. Missouri’s schools are no exception. Missouri is a perfect example of our country’s diseased public education system. Three districts are currently unaccredited by the state — Kansas City, Riverview Gardens and Normandy — and the St. Louis Public School  system is on the brink, sitting in “provisional accreditation” purgatory.