Most St. Louis transfer students staying in new schools

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A large majority of students who transferred out of the Normandy and Riverview Gardens districts this year have stayed in their new schools, a follow-up attendance count has shown.

More than 90 percent of the 2,500 students given seats in accredited schools as of Aug. 9 were attending those schools when officials took a count last month.

Still, there were defections as the unprecedented process to transfer students unfolded over the last few months.

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