President of the Kansas City school board and interim superintendent Steve Green went to the city council Neighborhoods Committee Wednesday with a plan for restoring accreditation to the Kansas City district.
While Missouri lawmakers consider dissolving, splitting up or changing the governance of Kansas City Public Schools, state education officials have resumed working with the district on regaining accreditation by the current deadline of 2014.
A recent study from University of Missouri-St. Louis may have Kansas City applications as the local school district prepares to lose its accreditation in January. The survey finds how many students will leave the unaccredited system.
The October-November survey of some 600 St. Louis households finds nearly one-third of public school students would leave that district if they could transfer to better-performing districts. State law lets them but the law is being contested.