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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signs House Bill 3939 while Scott Air Force Base commander Col. Kyle Kremer, his children Miklayla (16) and Abbey (12) and Lt. Governor Sheila Simon, look on during ceremonies at Mascoutah High School in Mascoutah, Illinois on June 28, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Illinois Law Helps Military Families

Gov. Quinn signs bill in Mascoutah, with Scott Air Force Base families looking on

06/29/2014

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Survey: Most Illinois Teachers Happy with Their Jobs

The poll conducted by the Illinois Federation of Teachers shows there’s a lot of job satisfaction.

06/27/2014

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University City Rejects Normandy Transfer Students

The district’s board voted Thursday to tell students who had already transferred from Normandy that they will not be allowed to return to University City in the fall.

06/27/2014

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Francis Howell No Longer Accepting Students From Normandy

The 400 students who transferred to the Francis Howell School District will no longer be able to attend school there.

06/20/2014

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Normandy School District Drops Lawsuit Challenging Transfer Law

On Thursday, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released new school transfer guidelines.

06/20/2014

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Future Uncertain for Normandy School District

On June 30, the Normandy School District disappears and a state-operated entity takes over, hiring teachers and other staff from scratch.

06/12/2014

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St. Louis Public Schools Name “Teacher of the Year”

Dianna Sumner teaches social studies at Carnahan High School in South St. Louis.

05/28/2014

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School Districts Using ‘Walking School Buses’ To Fight Childhood Obesity, Improve Attendance

Walking school buses are catching on in school districts nationwide because they are seen as a way to fight childhood obesity, improve attendance rates and ensure that kids get to school safely.

05/26/2014

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Nixon Will Veto Student Transfer Legislation

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto legislation seeking to overhaul a law that requires unaccredited school districts to pay costs for students to transfer to better-performing nearby schools.

05/23/2014

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