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Bill to re-organize St. Louis Special School District awaits House approval

May 9, 1996
By: Candyce Clifft
State Capital Bureau

A bill to re-organize in the St. Louis Special School District is pending in the House. Candyce Clifft has that story from Jefferson City...

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The bill creates a governing council made up of one school board member from each of the 23 St. Louis school districts. The council would oversee the actions and the budget of the existing school board in the St. Louis Special School District. Sponsor Wayne Goode says testimony about special school district problems led to this legislation...

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OutCue: of the community.
Contents: Goode says in the last 20 years, the board members have done some bizarre things and not operated for the good of the community.

Goode says the bill does nothing to replace the existing board, but it does make sure the board works more efficiently. Candyce Clifft, KMOX News, Jefferson City.