State Sets Public Hearings on Riverview Gardens School District


State education officials will hold hearings Nov. 20 and Dec. 16 to discuss the accreditation status and options for the future regarding the Riverview Gardens School District.

The hearings will be open to the public and will take place from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Riverview Gardens School District Family Community Resource Center, 1160 St. Cyr Road, St. Louis.

The hearings will provide an opportunity to hear from Riverview Gardens School District officials regarding efforts to return the district to accredited status and determine what community resources may be useful or necessary in supporting that effort. Public input into a long-range plan for the support of and possible intervention in unaccredited schools will be heard.

In addition, state officials will receive information relating to district compliance with the statutory student transfer process that allows Riverview Gardens students to transfer to an accredited school district.

Persons wishing to make public comments will be asked to provide their names and addresses and limit their remarks to five minutes.