Understand the issues
Understand the limitations with the current state accreditation system, including becoming familiar with the measures for which accreditation is based, to become a more informed advocate for struggling school districts.
Optimizing School Accreditation and Transfers
The expert testimony, research, scholarship, and lived experience collected by the Commission revealed the following:In January 2013, the Normandy School District in St. Louis County lost its accreditation, joining the Riverview Gardens School District, which lost its accreditation in 2006 (FOCUS St. Louis, 2014). The State Board of Education awards accreditation to districts that…