Calls increase for termination of Missouri education commissioner

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Eight Missouri legislators have now called on state Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro to resign.

If Nicastro doesn’t quit, the lawmakers say, the state Board of Education should terminate her contract.

The statement comes following a story in Sunday’s Kansas City Star detailing Nicatro’s efforts to pursue alternatives to education administration in failing districts, and her engagement of a consulting firm to examine those alternatives.

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