State lawmakers who have tried to develop a plan for educating students in unaccredited school districts are pleading with Governor Nixon not to veto the bill—which he has hinted he might do. St.Louis Senator Scott Sifton, a Democrats as is Nixon, says children will suffer if Nixon delays a veto…


Nixon objects to state funds being given to private schools in unaccredited public school districts. Kirkwood Senator Eric Schmitt pleads with Nixon not to veto the bill.


And Lamar Senator Ed Emery says this is a critical time for Missouri education.

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The fill focuses on maintaining educational services to children Missouir’s unaccredited districtgs, all of which are in metro areas. But several districts in rural Missouri are only provisionally accredited, one stgep away from loss of accreditatkion.

AUDIO: Senate Debate part 1 46:22

AUDIO: Senate Debate part 2 31:28

AUDIO: What Nixon said 1:30