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Politics
1:29 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Nixon Signs Legislation Dealing With Children, Dismisses Call For Session On School Transfers

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing parents more time to give up newborns, requiring screening for a heart defect and dealing with mandatory reporters of child abuse.

Nixon held a bill signing ceremony Tuesday at St. Louis Children's Hospital. In front of dozens of doctors and child advocates, the Democratic governor signed a bill that he said will close a loophole for child abuse reporting.

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Voluntary Transfer Program
4:50 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

St. Louis Districts Renew Student Transfer Program

More than a dozen school districts voted Friday to extend the voluntary transfer program in St. Louis.
(Flickr/Cast a Line)

Suburban St. Louis districts will continue to accept black students who transfer from the St. Louis city district through a program that grew out of a desegregation case.

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