Vol. 44, No. 29

Director, Public Information

April 6, 2010

SLPS Advisory Committee Will Meet Next Week


The Special Advisory Committee on the St. Louis Public Schools will meet April 13 in St. Louis. 

The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 13, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., in the SW Bell Library at Harris-Stowe State University, 3026 Laclede.

The tentative agenda for the meeting includes a presentation by Dr. Kelvin Adams, superintendent of the St. Louis Public Schools, and a time for comments by members of the public. 

The Special Advisory Committee was reconvened last November by Commissioner of Education Chris L. Nicastro.  The five-member committee is charged with making recommendations about future directions for the school district.  The members of the committee are: 

  • Dr. William H. Danforth, Chancellor Emeritus of Washington University (co-chair)

  • Mrs. Frankie M. Freeman, Attorney (co-chair)

  • Mr. Ned Lemkemeier, Attorney

  • Mr. Michael Middleton, Deputy Chancellor, University of Missouri-Columbia

  • Dr. Donald Suggs, publisher of the St. Louis American