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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.

02/17/2015

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3 Missouri School Districts Considering 4-Day Week

At least three southwest Missouri school districts are considering switching to four-day weeks to save money, improve student engagement and retrain teachers.

02/12/2015

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Ferguson Schools Name New Superintendent

The Ferguson-Florissant School District has hired a Harvard-trained educator who leads a rural North Carolina school system as its next superintendent.

02/11/2015

Bob Mcculloch takes the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

McCulloch Visit Divides SLU Law School

A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch is drawing criticism from some Saint Louis University students and professors who object to his handling of the fatal Ferguson police shooting investigation.

02/09/2015

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Anniversary of 8.0 Earthquake Along New Madrid Fault Line

Business owners are given tips to quake-proof for possible sequel.

02/06/2015

A school bus passes demonstrators protesting outside the police station on November 10, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dartmouth Creates #BlackLivesMatter Course on Race, Violence

A new #BlackLivesMatter course will be taught at Dartmouth College this spring term, with the Ivy League institution introducing the class discussing race, cultural inequality and violence in African-American history.

02/03/2015

Candidates for Ferguson-Florissant superintendent: Joseph Davis (L) and Bryan Davis. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Finalists for Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent See Opportunity

For out-of-towners, it might seem like a daunting task given the national headlines from Ferguson.

01/30/2015

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Missouri Superintendent Charged in Steroids Case

A southeast Missouri school superintendent is charged with trying to sell steroids through the mail.

12/31/2014

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ACLU Asks Court to Halt Punishment of Student Who Participated in Silent Protest

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Kansas City School District today because the district violated a student’s First Amendment rights, according to a news release from the ACLU.

12/22/2014