NAACP weighs in on St. Louis charter school closings

Sunday, April 22, 2012 | 5:03 p.m. CDT

KANSAS CITY — The NAACP has sent a letter to a top Missouri education official questioning why the more than 3,500 students attending a network of soon-to-close St. Louis charter schools haven't been given the option of transferring to accredited school districts, as allowed under state law.