DTRTFK chairman Bill Eddy interviewed for excellent article on the decisions facing Missouri Lawmakers and the stakes of those decisions for students, parents and the district itself:
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s shaping up to be an important spring for the 15,000 students who are trapped in the dysfunctional and chronically failing Kansas City Public Schools.
The Missouri State Board of Education – the body charged with setting the state’s K-12 policies – could soon announce a new plan for overhauling schools in districts that have lost state accreditation. As things stand now, the unaccredited KCPS would be the first district affected by the new policies.