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Normandy Schools Collaborative Classified as Unaccredited

The State Board of Education today voted to restore the Normandy Schools Collaborative’s unaccredited classification. The district’s Joint Executive Governing Board (JEGB) will remain in place.

Families in the Normandy district have made it clear they want high-quality schools in their own neighborhoods. In response to that desire, and in an effort to preserve the financial stability of the Normandy Schools Collaborative, the State Board brought Normandy schools under state oversight in July 2014.

March 2015

Statement from Commissioner of Education on Passing of Auditor Tom Schweich

Statement from Commissioner of Education Dr. Margie Vandeven:

“We are saddened to hear of the passing of state Auditor Tom Schweich. We appreciated his high standards for state government and his dedication to his work. Schweich will be missed as a public servant. Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.” 

Statement on Student Transfer Guidelines Update

In light of the court ruling on Normandy’s accreditation coming after the Feb. 1 deadline to transfer, the Department is updating its student transfer guidelines. The new deadline for Normandy parents to notify the district that they wish to transfer their students in the 2015-16 school year is April 1, 2015.  It is important to note that this guidance is non-regulatory. It is offered to help districts effectively manage the school transfer process.