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Study: Missouri Tops in Suspensions of Black Grade Schoolers

A new study shows Missouri suspended black elementary students at a higher rate than any other U.S. state, with the gap between suspensions of black and white students also top in the country.

02/24/2015

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Iowa Mother Arrested 3 Times For Children’s School Absences

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (CBS St. Louis) — An Iowa mother has been arrested three times after Council Bluffs Community School District claimed her children missed too many school days. KETV reports that Council Bluffs mother, Sherry […]

02/18/2015

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Elementary School Principal Accused of Dealing Heroin

Joshua Foust, 33, resigned from A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal after drugs were allegedly found at his home.

02/18/2015

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District: Lack of Coats Often Keeps Kids Home from School

The arrival of bitter cold can means more kids staying home from school, simply because they don’t have a coat to keep them warm.

02/17/2015

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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