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Mehlville Not Allowing Teachers Out of Contracts

The Mehlville School Board will meet Thursday to begin discussing just what type of tax levy increase they’ll put on the November ballot.

08/03/2015

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Tale of Two Cities – Report Shows Racial Divide in St. Louis

St. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.

07/29/2015

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University of Missouri Loses Library Science Accreditation

Current students graduating through 2017 will still get degrees with accredited status.

07/27/2015

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Mehlville School Board Member Compares District’s Finances to Greece

They recently decided to make about $4 million in cuts, with the district seeing more red for the foreseeable future.

07/24/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01:  A teacher writes an equation on a whiteboard during a maths lesson at a secondary school on December 1, 2014 in London, England. Education funding is expected to be an issue in the general election in 2015.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Panel Suggests College Algebra Alternatives For Students

Math professors say roughly half of the students who take college algebra fail it at least once.

07/22/2015

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Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep ‘Midgets’ Mascot

Authorities with the Freeburg School District say the name originated in the 1930s, and was meant as an honor for a scrappy basketball team that played well despite having very few players who were tall.

07/16/2015

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St. Louis-Area Teachers Win National Award

Kathleen Dwyer of MRH, Ruth Knop of Parkway West take math and science award.

07/15/2015

Courtesy of the Freeburg Midgets Facebook page.

Is ‘Midget’ Offensive? Group Wants High School to Change Mascot

“Even though it’s not intended to be harmful, it really creates this uncomfortable environment because of all the baggage that comes with the word.”

07/09/2015

Businesses were damaged and looted in Ferguson, MO after riots broke following an officer involved shooting. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Looted Ferguson Store To Be Transformed Into Training Center

The effort to erect a Ferguson job training center at the site of a former convenience store that was looted and burned after last summer’s fatal police shooting of Michael Brown is getting underway.

07/09/2015

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