Illinois Replaces PARCC Test in High SchoolsThe board announced Monday the controversial test will be replaced by a redesigned SAT test.
Counselor: Students Often 'Come Out' to School Counselors FirstEven with the large turnout for Sunday's parade, many students are still hesitant to come out to their family and friends for fear of rejection.
Music, P.E. Not Going Away in Hazelwood SchoolsDwight Lindhorst, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Facilities, says people got the idea that music and P.E. were being eliminated across the district.
Ferguson Student Brings Unloaded Gun to SchoolHe was brought to the office when suspicion arose, but ran off campus when officials were talking to him.
New School Year, New School BuildingSt. Margaret of Scotland opens first free-standing classroom building built in the city of St Louis in 50 years
Students Need Doctor's Approval After a ConcussionIllinois elementary, middle and high school students that suffer concussions, now need a doctor’s permission before returning to school.
Students Learn Dangers Of 'Sexting'The overall hope is to get kids to think twice before images are sent out over texting or through other platforms like apps and emails.
Marijuana Dispensary to Set Up Shop Across from Cahokia Middle SchoolSuperintendent Art Ryan says he realizes illegal pot is prevalent in society already - he's even sure some students do it, so he doesn't think the prescription pot shop nearby will change much.
Missouri Middle School Student Pulls Out a GunPrincipal heard about the gun and safely took it from the student.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Proposed Parish Middle School ProjectIt was a celebration in the Shaw neighborhood of Saint Louis as hundreds turned out Sunday to learn more about the plan to build a new middle school on the Saint Margaret of Scotland parish school campus.
Another Lockdown for Southwestern Illinois SchoolsTeachers at Southwestern School District in Piasa, Illinois are once again teaching in caution after a threat was found at a middle school.

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