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Billionaires Donate $10 Million To Help Fund New Music School at MU

Billionaires Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield have donated $10 million to help fund a new School of Music building at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus.

04/10/2015

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Proposed School Tax Increases Could Make Webster Groves Highest-Taxed

The district says it’s to keep class sizes small, keep pace with teacher salaries, open a new elementary school, and renovate Moss Field, which hasn’t been upgraded since 1948.

04/06/2015

Architectural model of the FOOD ROOF Farm. Courtesy: urbanharveststl.org

Downtown St. Louis Rooftop Farm Begins Greenhouse Construction

The 10,000-square-foot farm is a first for the area. The cold weather has delayed the project a bit, but this week, construction on the greenhouse begins.

03/30/2015

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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.

03/26/2015

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Granite City Schools Concerned About Impact of Plant Closure on Tax Vote

The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.

03/26/2015