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Mehlville School Board to Discuss Performance Pay

A Mehlville school board committee will hold a closed-door meeting tonight, and performance pay is expected to again be discussed.

04/16/2014

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Several St. Louis High Schools Ranked Nation’s Most Challenging

The list includes Parkway West, Lindbergh, Kirkwood, Marquette, Lafayette, Rockwood Summit, Metro Classical, John Burroughs, and Ladue.

04/14/2014

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Belleville East Offering Cash to Summer School Students

St. Clair R-13 School District offers voluntary summer school, but they also offer it with a bit of a financial twist.

04/11/2014

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Teachers Union Wants Audit from Granite City School District

Local 743 Union President Steve Knogl is looking for another way to force the Granite City School District to perform a forensic audit that could lead to where their money is actually going.

04/11/2014

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Nixon Announces Education Spending Restrictions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week.

04/11/2014

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Lindbergh Asking Voters to Approve $34 Millon Bond for New School

The superintendent says they’re bursting at the seams as it is.

04/07/2014

Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill.

Work Colleges Gaining in Popularity

Blackburn College (IL) & College of the Ozarks (MO) are two of seven across the country.

03/30/2014

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Granite City Teachers Have New Info on Audit

Union president says independent firm’s bid is much lower than ones school board solicited.

03/29/2014

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Quinn Budget Increases Education Spending

Illinois governor asking state lawmakers to make a temporary income tax hike permanent

03/26/2014

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Suit Prompts School District to Provide Alternative Education

A lawsuit filed by a mother against the Hazelwood School District and the state of Missouri makes the district look closer into alternative education for expelled students.

03/26/2014

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