Government & Politics

February 26, 2014 9:25 PM

School transfer bill clears a major hurdle in Missouri

The Missouri Senate gave initial approval to legislation aimed at addressing concerns about a 1993 law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay tuition and provide transportation for any students who wish to attend an accredited school in the same or adjacent county. But disagreement emerged almost immediately over the impact the legislation could have on the unaccredited Kansas City Public Schools.

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