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Smoking Now Banned at All Illinois Public Colleges

The only exception to the ban is if you’re in a car either driving or parked on campus.

07/01/2015

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Mehlville Hasn’t Passed a Tax Increase in 15 Years

The Mehlville School District has the second lowest tax rate among St. Louis County schools.

06/29/2015

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Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators Frustrated

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.

06/26/2015

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Nixon to Veto Student Transfers Bill

The veto likely will mean the end of requiring failing districts to pay for students to transfer to better-performing ones nearby.

06/26/2015

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Mehlville School District Loses Record Number of Teachers

Interim Superintendent Norm Ridder says teachers have left for higher paying jobs in the Lindbergh and Rockwood school districts.

06/25/2015

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Board Votes to Restructure Normandy Schools in Missouri

District says it will spend $525,000 on improvements to reopen the former Bel-Nor Elementary building.

06/12/2015

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Mizzou May Ban Women From Fraternity Parties

The University of Missouri-Columbia proposed a ban of hard alcohol and females in fraternity houses on the weekends.

06/12/2015

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Ferguson Municipal Public Library Named 2015 Library of the Year

In Ferguson, when local schools delayed opening due to the riots, the library created an ad-hoc school with grade-appropriate programs staffed by volunteers and teachers.

06/08/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  The finalists in the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee gather at center stage (L) as children who did not advance despite spelling all their words correctly sit to the side at the Gaylord National Convention Center May 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Only 49 of the original 283 top young spellers made it to the semifinals to compete for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Parkway West Middle School Student Advances to National Spelling Bee Finals

Venkatachalam’s watch party is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Parkway West Middle School library, 2312 Baxter Road in Chesterfield, Mo. The spelling bee will air at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

05/28/2015

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