Judge to Consider Takeover

1 decade 2 years 9 months ago Wednesday, June 13 2007 Jun 13, 2007 Wednesday, June 13, 2007 9:11:44 AM CDT June 13, 2007 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - An attorney for St. Louis school board members hopes to convince a judge to stop a state takeover of Missouri's largest district. Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan will hear arguments Wednesday in a case seeking to keep an appointed board from running the district starting Friday. The State Board of Education voted in March to strip the St. Louis district of accreditation. A three-member board is to manage the schools. The suit argues St. Louis was treated differently than other struggling schools, and that an appointed board denies city voters' rights.

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