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State Board News & Updates

Upcoming State Board Meetings:

  • August 11 (pm) & 12
  • September 15 (pm) & 16
  • October 27 (pm) & 28
  • December 4 & 5 (Branson)

State Board Changes Normandy Transfer Policy, Hears District Update
The State Board has voted to reverse its previous Normandy transfer policy and allow more students to transfer. In June, the Board voted to prohibit students who did not attend Normandy in 2012-13 from transferring in 2014-15. The new policy will allow students who transferred in 2013-14 to continue to attend the same school regardless of where they went to school in 2012-13.  Based on the districts that have agreed to continue taking transfers, it appears that about 60 more students will be able to transfer based on this policy change. The Board reviewed the latest financial situation of the district and determined that Normandy would be better able to absorb the cost of those transfers.  Read more


Normandy Schools Collaborative to Operate with New Leadership
The State Board of Education took steps to break the cycle of low achievement and fundamentally change the way Normandy schools will function by approving the transition of Normandy School District to governance under a new appointed board. Read more