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122 F3d 1092 Liddell Liddell v. Board of Education of the City of St Louis

122 F.3d 1092

Michael C. LIDDELL, a minor, by Minnie LIDDELL, his mother
and next friend; Kendra Liddell, a minor, by Minnie
Liddell, her mother and next friend; Minnie Liddell;
Roderick D. LeGrand, a minor, by Lois LeGrand, his mother
and next friend; Lois LeGrand; Clodis Yarber, a minor, by
Samuel Yarber, his father and next friend; Samuel Yarber;
Earline Caldwell; Lillie Caldwell; Gwendolyn Daniels;
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;
United States of America; City of St. Louis; Plaintiffs;
v.
The BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS; Hattie R.
Jackson, President, Board of Education of the City of St.
Louis; Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr., a member of the Board of
Education of the City of St. Louis; Renni B. Shuter, a
member of the Board of Education; of the City of St. Louis;
Paula V. Smith, a member of the Board of Education of the
City of St. Louis; Dr. Albert D. Bender, Sr., a member of
the Board of Education of the City of St. Louis; Eddie G.
Davis, a member of the Board of Education of the City of St.
Louis; Dr. John P. Mahoney, a member of the Board of
Education of the City of St. Louis; Marybeth McBryan, a
member of the Board of Education of the City of St. Louis;
Thomas M. Nolan, a member of the Board of Education of the
City of St. Louis; William Purdy, a member of the Board of
Education of the City of St. Louis; Robbyn G. Wahby, a
member of the Board of Education of the City of St. Louis;
Madye Henson Whithead, a member of the Board of Education of
the City of St. Louis; Dr. Cleveland Hammonds, Jr.,
Superintendent of Schools for the City of St. Louis;
Defendants-Appellees;
Ronald Leggett, St. Louis Collector of Revenue; State of
Missouri; Mel Carnahan, Governor of the State of Missouri;
Jeremiah (Jay) W. Nixon, Attorney General; Bob Holden,
Treasurer; Richard A. Hanson, Commissioner of
Administration; Robert E. Bartman, Commissioner of
Education; Missouri State Board of Education, and its
members; Thomas R. Davis; Sharon M. Williams; Peter
Williams; Peter F. Herschend; Jacqueline E. Wellington;
Betty E. Preston; Russell V. Thompson; Rice Pete Burns;
Special School District of St. Louis County; Affton Board
of Education; Bayless Board of Education; Brentwood Board
of Education; Clayton Board of Education;
Ferguson-Florissant Board of Education; Hancock Place Board
of Education; Hazelwood Board of Education; Jennings Board
of Education; Kirkwood Board of Education; LaDue Board of
Education; Lindbergh Board of Education;
Maplewood-Richmond Heights Board of Education; Mehlville
Board of Education; Normandy Board of Education; Parkway
Board of Education; Pattonville Board of Education;
Ritenour Board of Education; Riverview Gardens Board of
Education; Rockwood Board of Education; University City
Board of Education; Valley Park Board of Education;
Webster Groves Board of Education; Wellston Board of
Education; St. Louis County; Buzz Westfall, County
Executive; James Baker, Director of Administration, St.
Louis County, Missouri; Robert H. Peterson, Collector of
St. Louis County "Contract Account," St. Louis County,
Missouri; Defendants;
The St. Louis Career Education District; Defendant-Appellee;
St. Louis Teachers' Union, Local 420, AFT, AFL-CIO; Intervenor Below;
Missouri National Education Association; Intervenor Below-Appellant.

No. 97-2087.

United States Court of Appeals,
Eighth Circuit.

Submitted July 17, 1997.
Decided Aug. 6, 1997.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri; George F. Gunn, Jr., Judge.

Charles A. Werner, St. Louis, MO, argued (Loretta K. Haggard, on the brief), for appellant.

Robert B. Hoemeke, St. Louis, MO, argued (Mark T. Keaney, Michael P. Casey and Victoria I. Goldson, on the brief), for appellee.

Before McMILLIAN, HEANEY, and FAGG, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM.

1

The Missouri National Education Association appeals the decision of the district court denying tenure protection to teachers formerly employed by the Special School District of St. Louis County and to be employed by the St. Louis Career Education District. In light of the opinion filed today in consolidated appeals numbers 96-2881, 96-3259, 96-3265, 96-3267, 96-3885, 97-1736, 97-1737, 97-1760, and 97-2378, we remand this matter to the district court to consider with the consolidated cases and to enter an order after making findings of fact and conclusions of law.