Missouri - HB942

Changes requirements for school accreditation classifications

Introduced

January 27, 2021

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Summary as of March 9   DESE accredits school buildings as well as
school districts, with at least 70% of the score based on achievement on statewide examinations and growth.

  • Any school in the bottom 10% is unaccredited, and any in the bottom 25% is provisionally accredited.
  • Provisionally and unaccredited schools must create a plan with an “independent school improvement expert” on how to improve and consider creating a charter school.

Similar to SB 400 (Onder)

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