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Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
3:34 AM CST on February 19, 2019
Expires:
9:00 AM CST on February 20, 2019
Snow Showers
Tuesday 40%
High 33° / Low 29°
Snow Showers
Cloudy skies with afternoon snow showers. High 33F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Overcast
Wednesday 20%
High 36° / Low 20°
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 36F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 10%
High 45° / Low 29°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High around 45F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 46° / Low 42°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 46F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.
Rain
Saturday 90%
High 49° / Low 29°
Rain
Cloudy with periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 49F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Clear
Sunday 10%
High 39° / Low 23°
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 39F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Overcast
Monday 10%
High 44° / Low 32°
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 44F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

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State Senate bill on student transfers

Political press releases and/or newsletters are not the normal fare for RaytownOnline.com. This email newsletter from State Senator LeVota has a portion in it relevant to  the transferring of student out of student from Kansas City Public Schools and into Raytown Schools.  The portion concerning transfers follows as well as a link to a web version of the entire email. 


 

Fixing the Student Transfer Issue
The issue with the most focus in the Senate is the efforts to clarify an existing state law that allows students in unaccredited public school districts to transfer to a nearby accredited district of their choice.  Despite the fact that this policy adds uncertainty and insecurity for all school districts involved, the Missouri Supreme Court has issued rulings upholding the law.  In the wake of those rulings, many students in unaccredited districts have transferred to other schools, which highlights the need for the General Assembly to finally address the issue to stop the anticipated problems.

That is why I filed Senate Bill 624. The bill allows school districts to establish policies that outline class sizes and student-to-teacher ratios.  Once a district establishes a desirable class size and student-to-teacher ratio, districts will not be required to accept transfer students from unaccredited school districts if the move would violate the class size and student-to-teacher ratio.

This bill addresses the student transfer issue in a way that helps both the accredited and unaccredited school districts.  It is unfair to overwhelm accredited districts with transferring students. On the other hand, it’s also unfair to turn students away if the district has the room to accommodate them.

Senate Bill 624 also prohibits the State School Board from classifying a school district as unaccredited or reclassifying a district’s accreditation to provisional if a vacancy exists on the board for the congressional district where the school is located.


To read the entire newsletter click HERE.

 

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