December 9, 2013 6:52 PM

President of Missouri Education Board defends Chris Nicastro amid calls for resignation

Eight Democratic lawmakers on Monday called on Chris Nicastro to resign as Missouri’s education commissioner, accusing her of abusing her power. In response, Peter Herschend, the president of the state’s Board of Education, said people are reacting prematurely to an evolving process to change the Kansas City Public Schools.

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