Missouri - HB942
Changes requirements for school accreditation classifications
January 27, 2021
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.