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SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition Increase

Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.

04/17/2015

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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

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Missouri State Searching for Man Exposing Himself on Campus

Police say in one case, the victim said the man entered her room and began removing her clothes as she slept.

03/23/2015

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Missouri School’s PTO Treasurer Accused of Theft

Sappington Elementary School’s PTO funds were supposed to pay for school outings and visits with Santa Claus.

03/20/2015

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Bills Would Require High School Students to Pass Civics Exam to Graduate

The bills revise current Missouri law that requires high school seniors to take an exam about the U.S. and Missouri Constitutions. Instead, they will take an exam similar to the test taken by naturalized citizens.

03/19/2015