Posts Tagged ‘Lee’s Summit’

“Seeking Clarity” — That’s what “Education Week” calls 6 suburban schools suing to stop kids from moving into district

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Six suburban Kansas City, MO, districts — Blue Springs, Center Schools, Independence, Lee’s Summit, North Kansas City, Raytown — recently sued in order to stop children from attending their districts.  A judge blocked them.

Education Week:

Missouri Districts Seek Clarification on Kansas City Transfer Policy

By Christina Samuels

In January, the 17,400-student Kansas City, Mo. school district will lose its accreditation, beset by student achievement and leadership woes.

Missouri law allows students in Kansas City to transfer to nearby accredited school districts, at the expense of the Kansas City district.

 

Kansas City, MO, suburban schools sue to stop kids from transferring — judge blocks request

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Associated Press:

A Jackson County judge on Friday denied a request from six suburban Kansas City school districts to temporarily halt the transfer of students from the Kansas City School District, which loses its accreditation Sunday.

The districts _ Independence, Raytown, North Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, Blue Springs and Center Schools _ asked for a temporary restraining order to delay transfers until a number of disputes can be resolved.

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