School Board Election Extra Important This Year
By Kevin Lavery, KWMU
The St. Louis public school system is entering an historic phase of its existence. For the first time in recent memory, a majority of seats on the school board are up for election.
The district will also begin the search for a new superintendent after the end of the current school year. Many in St. Louis view this shift at the top as a prime opportunity to enhance academics and improve the institutional culture of the district.
KWMU's Kevin Lavery reports on what parents, teachers and administrators are looking for in new leadership.