Missouri district receives state aid to keep doors open for school year

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Both the Missouri House and Senate today passed a measure that would provide $2 million to keep Normandy School District open for the rest of the school year.

The funding is part of the fiscal year 2014 supplemental budget bill, which was sent to a conference committee because of differences between the House and Senate versions.

Initially, the House endorsed the $5 million recommended by Nixon to keep Normandy afloat for the rest of the year, but when the bill made its way to the Senate, it appeared Normandy would need much less to stay open: $350,000 and a possible $1.1 million in tuition payments to other districts. So, the Senate dropped the amount to $1.5 million.

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