Nicastro’s letter says Normandy schools will stay open

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Normandy schools will remain open through the end of the school year. That’s the written word from State Education Commissioner, Chris Nicastro.

The unaccredited district is going bankrupt paying for student transfers. Commissioner Nicastro wrote to students and parents that seniors will graduate from Normandy and will meet all state requirements for graduation. Nicastro also pointed out that she is requesting additional money from the legislature to keep Normandy open through the end of the year.

State education officials surprised Normandy earlier this week by saying the state would now make the district’s financial decisions.

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