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March 21, 2014JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  |  By: Associated Press

Failing Missouri Schools

The Missouri State Board of Education is taking up a plan for assisting and intervening in the state's school districts.
The education board previously reviewed a draft that sought earlier interventions and greater state involvement in school districts as their performance declined.
The State Board of Education was scheduled to discuss a plan Friday during a meeting at a hotel in Jefferson City.
Missouri's three school districts currently unaccredited are Kansas City, and Normandy and Riverview Gardens in St. Louis County. An additional 11 school systems have provisional accreditation.