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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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WGU Online University to Graduate First Class This Weekend

A local college will hand out diplomas this weekend—even though none of the graduates has spent a single day in a classroom.

08/08/2014

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Sides Are Drawn on Amendment 3 Teacher Evaluation Bill

Supporters claim it would protect teachers in layoffs and promotions by tying their pay to student performance, while detractors say a one-size-fits-all approach isn’t best.

08/08/2014

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Missouri Lottery Says Game Choices Affect Funding

A decline in the amount of Missouri Lottery proceeds provided to education is due partly to the types of Lottery games people chose to play during the past year, a Lottery official said.

07/24/2014

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Finances Improve for Struggling Normandy Schools

State officials say the struggling St. Louis County school district should be able to make it financially.

07/22/2014

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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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