Linda Lockhart

PIN Analyst
St. Louis Beacon

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Parents still wary of Normandy schools, despite upgrade in academic standing

The Missouri Board of Education recently raised the academic standing of the Normandy Schools Collaborative from "unaccredited" to “provisionally accredited." But with annual test scores and the high school graduation rate still fall below state averages, many parents, including a few PIN sources, are wary of whether the district has improved as much as it appears to have on paper.

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Despite calls for expulsion, Chappelle-Nadal may stay in the Missouri Senate after all

Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has faced a bipartisan call for her removal from office after the University City Democrat posted on Facebook that she wished for President Donald Trump’s assassination. But many of the residents in her district who responded to a Public Insight Network query said that while they don’t support what the senator wrote, they don’t want her removed from office.