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Ferguson Protests

UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

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Law Students Want Exam Delays Due to Brown, Garner Protests

Georgetown, Harvard, Columbia students say they haven’t had time to get ready for finals.

12/09/2014

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Elementary School Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends Some to Hospital

A carbon monoxide leak blamed on a boiler sends a few students and one staff member to the hospital for observation from Nance Elementary School in north St. Louis.

12/04/2014

Fingerprint scanners at Westside High School allow students to pay for lunch.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Omaha School District Using Fingerprint-Scan System for Lunches

An Omaha school district installed a biometric fingerprinting scanner which allows students to purchase their lunch by placing their index finger at the cashier’s table.

12/04/2014

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Local Schools Cancel After-School Activities

Local schools cancel after-school activities ahead of the Ferguson grand jury announcement.

11/24/2014

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St. Louis-Area School Districts Preparing for Grand Jury Announcement

The Jennings School District has called off school Monday and Tuesday. The district had already planned to shut down Wednesday through the end of the week for Thanksgiving.

11/21/2014

Photo Credit: Mary Turner/Getty Images

Dallas-Area Teacher Suspended Over Ferguson Tweets

A Dallas-area school district has suspended a teacher over what administrators call her “reprehensible” racially charged tweets on the killing of a black Missouri teen by a white officer.

11/12/2014

TMH Exhibitiors Tyshaun Randolph and Rachel Banks doing a condition report on a uniform on loan to the Museum for "Between Two Worlds: Veterans Journey Home." Photo courtesy of the Missouri History Museum.

Missouri History Museum Celebrates National Youth Program Award

Representatives from the Missouri History Museum will share the stage with First Lady Michelle Obama this afternoon as they accept the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on behalf of the Museum’s Teens Make History program.

11/10/2014

Photo: law.wustl.edu

Settlement Sought in Washington University Death

Family members of a Washington University student who fell to his death from a balcony say they believe the school is partly responsible for his death.

11/10/2014

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