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Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to legislation that would allow tenured St. Louis teachers to be fired for “incompetency.”
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted the national “Common Core” standards in 2009.
Last month, State Auditor Tom Schweich said the school district overpaid a construction company by more than $1.2 million over a ten year period.
Jmiyha Rickman was reportedly throwing what has been described as a bad tantrum at Loy Joy Elementary.
Quinn’s spending plan calls for more than $400 million in cuts to elementary, secondary and higher education.
Wolff is currently a professor at SLU’s law school and was selected after an extensive search.
Interim Dean Tom Keefe says he was too outspoken for the job.
State Auditor Tom Schweich says overall, the district got a “fair” grade on its audit report.
Several schools and more than a hundred jobs are on the chopping block as the St. Louis city school district attempts to put forth a balanced budget.
The district’s policy committee first looked at the issue last month and delved into more details of the plan this week.
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