The St. Louis Public Schools will ask the Mo. State Board of Education for permission to sponsor a charter school that will locate in the vacant Mitchell Elementary, shown here in a Google Maps screenshot.
Missouri lawmakers will again push legislation aimed at preventing an exodus of Kansas City and St. Louis students from their failing schools and overwhelming neighboring districts.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled last year that students living in unaccredited districts are owed free transfers and that accredited schools must take the students. The courts continue to work out the details.