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St. Louis City Schools Will Remain Accredited

October 21, 1999
By: Kyle Elfrink
State Capital Bureau

The St. Louis city school district has escaped possible unaccredidation by Missouri's Department of Education. Kyle Elfrink has that story from Jefferson City.

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St. Louis city schools will remain accredited through the 2001-2002 school year. Marilou Joyner, Assistant Commissioner of Education, says the process of accredidation will help improve city schools ...

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Contents: JOYNER SAYS THE PROCESS HAS GIVEN SCHOOLS STANDARDS AND PUSHED THEM TOWARDS PROVIDING STRONGER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS.

Contrary to the ruling on St. Louis City schools, Kansas City's metro district was unaccredited. Kansas City has failed to reach any of the 11 standards set by the state, while St. Louis has reached just 3.

From the state capital, I'm Kyle Elfrink.