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Study: Missouri Tops in Suspensions of Black Grade Schoolers

A new study shows Missouri suspended black elementary students at a higher rate than any other U.S. state, with the gap between suspensions of black and white students also top in the country.


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Iowa Mother Arrested 3 Times For Children’s School Absences

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (CBS St. Louis) — An Iowa mother has been arrested three times after Council Bluffs Community School District claimed her children missed too many school days. KETV reports that Council Bluffs mother, Sherry […]


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Elementary School Principal Accused of Dealing Heroin

Joshua Foust, 33, resigned from A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal after drugs were allegedly found at his home.


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District: Lack of Coats Often Keeps Kids Home from School

The arrival of bitter cold can means more kids staying home from school, simply because they don’t have a coat to keep them warm.


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Marijuana Dispensary to Set Up Shop Across from Cahokia Middle School

Superintendent Art Ryan says he realizes illegal pot is prevalent in society already – he’s even sure some students do it, so he doesn’t think the prescription pot shop nearby will change much.



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