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East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If Necessary

A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.

08/26/2015

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Official ‘Back to School’ Day in St. Louis for 43,000 Students

Slay and other city officials have a strict message for students on the first day of school.

08/17/2015

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How to Fix Your Child’s Heavy Backpack

A new study finds 55 percent of students say they’re backpacks cause their neck, shoulder and back strain.

08/13/2015

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CDC: Early Start to School Hurts Students

The CDC says starting middle or high school before 8:30 a.m. can be damaging to a student’s health.

08/11/2015

MIAMI SHORES, FL - FEBRUARY 08:  A college student holds a sign readingn " Stop All The Violence as she participates in the College Bride's Walk from Barry University on February 8, 2013 in Miami Shores, Florida. The students from area colleges walked six miles to raise awareness to the issue of domestic violence.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Local Rapper Encourages Youth to Put Down Guns

A north St. Louis man is doing his part to convince the youth to stay in school and put down the guns.

08/03/2015

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Tale of Two Cities – Report Shows Racial Divide in St. Louis

St. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.

07/29/2015

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Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep ‘Midgets’ Mascot

Authorities with the Freeburg School District say the name originated in the 1930s, and was meant as an honor for a scrappy basketball team that played well despite having very few players who were tall.

07/16/2015

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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

FLORISSANT, MO - JUNE 23:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters on June 23, 2015 at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. Clinton's visit to the St. Louis suburb neighboring Ferguson, Missouri focused on racial issues.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Clinton Covers Charleston, Education, Confederate Flags During Florissant Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton addressed about 500 people in the North St. Louis County church, speaking about turning grief and anger into action.

06/24/2015

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Come Together Ferguson Announces Grant Recipients

With less than two months to go before the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and the protests that followed, efforts to help the community of Ferguson continue.

06/12/2015

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