Senate passes school transfer bill
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Senate passes school transfer bill

Date: April 15, 2015
By: Matt Kalish
State Capitol Bureau

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Senate lawmakers passed their version of the school transfer bill, setting up conference with House.
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Wrap: The bill sets up groups statewide to help students who are looking to transfer out of unaccredited school districts.

Lawmakers from both sides voted in favor of the bill, the second bill on the issue of school transfers to pass the Senate this year.

This bill now heads back House, which passed its version back in February.

Reporting from the state capitol in Jefferson City, I'm Matt Kalish, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX.

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Legislation setting up regional authorities to coordinate school transfers now heads back to the House.
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Wrap: A bill designed to help students looking to escape unaccredited school districts passed the Senate Wednesday afternoon, setting up negotiations between the two chambers.

The legislation - which passed the House in February - was amended several times in the Senate earlier this week.

It now faces an up or down vote in the House, where lawmakers are expected to reject the Senate's changes.

Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Matt Kalish, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX. 


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