Measures to save under performing schools at a house hearing Wednesday prompted concerns that successful districts could be harmed.
Wrap: Missouri National Education Association spokesperson Otto Fajen warned representatives about a provision that bases accreditation ranking by each building, rather than district.
Fajen says successful districts-- like Columbia-- have been able to self-correct for under performing individual schools and don't need state assistance.
|Description: The idea of scaling up intervention in response directly to a building, certainly at those levels, think twice about stepping in before the district has a chance to respond.|
Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Hanna Battah.