MISSOURI SPEAKER TIM JONES WON'T STOP UNACCREDITED KCPS TRANSFER EXODUS!!!
In this photo Missouri Speaker Tim Jones is showing parents and "scholars" the door to freedom from Kansas City Public Schools.
To wit . . .
EDUCATION ADVOCATES RAGE BECAUSE TIM JONES DOESN'T SEEM TO CARE ABOUT CHANGING THE MISSOURI SCHOOL TRANSFER LAW!!!
This isn't a total win for the GOP honcho . . . Consider: Thwarting KCPS transfers also protects suburbanite districts who fear the onslaught of Kansas City scholars.
On the other hand, Kansas City has failed to achieve sustainable reform for more than a generation and this year there seems to be hope of FINALLY trying something new.
Check the links:
Turner Report Op/ed ... Tim Jones: Student transfer issue is not a big problem
Missourinet: School transfer issue not a top priority for House Speaker
STL Post Dispatch: Any changes must satisfy school-choice advocates such as House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, who said he's "really not interested in undoing a law that I generally agree with."
Meanwhile . . .
Check this insight from a TRUSTED TKC TIPSTER that sums up the sitch rather nicely . . .
"Kansas City students have the green light to find a new school district."
Developing . . .