Local Church Builds Playground in Jamyla Bolden's MemoryThe memory of a 9-year-old Ferguson girl shot and killed while doing homework last month will live on through a new playground planned for her former school.
North County Churches Ready For Ferguson VerdictHouses of worship say they will provide meals, education, and counseling to schoolchildren if classes are canceled.
Schools Fret Over Ferguson Grand Jury AnnouncementSchool officials concerned about students being waylaid by protests are asking a St. Louis County prosecutor to wait until classes are not in session to announce whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted.
Jennings, Riverview Gardens Cancel Tuesday ClassesJennings School District and Riverview Gardens School District have cancelled Tuesday classes due to the unrest in Ferguson.
School Transfer Meeting Moved to WednesdayMissouri Dept. of Education seeks public input on handling unaccredited school situations.
School Leaders Ask Missouri Lawmakers for Transfer FixA roving panel of Missouri lawmakers started a three-day, statewide fact-finding trip on education policy in a suburban St. Louis school district where hundreds of students from a failing district are being bussed.
Charlie Brennan - Friday, September 13th - Dr. Art McCoy on Student Transfer to Ferguson-Florissant; Andrew Vaughn and Katie Hartford Hogue on John Hartford; and Frmr. NY Police Commissioner Bill BrattonCharlie talks with Dr. Art McCoy of the Ferg-Flor School District about student transfers from Riverview Gardens and Normandy; with Andrew Vaughn and Katie Hartford Hogue about Bluegrass Musician John Hartford; and with Bill Bratton, former NYC Police Commissiner and former L.A. Police Chief about urban crime.
Riverview Receives First Bill For Transfer StudentsA spokeswoman says the total for about three weeks in August, for 544 students in 14 schools, is $398,400.
St. Louis Area Parents Weigh School Transfers SuitA St. Louis group that wants two school systems to accept more transfer students says it will decide by today whether to seek legal action.
Riverview Parents Halt Lawsuit Threat Against MehlvilleThe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has also said it plans to sue both Mehlville and Kirkwood for turning down some students.
Charlie Brennan - Wednesday, August 7th - Kate Casas of Children's Education Alliance; Bevis Schock and Hugh Eastwood; Mike Shannon; Ron McKenzie from Six Flags; and Tom Loveless on Grouping Students by AbilitlyCharlie talks with Kate Casas about possible legal action agst. Mehlville School District; with Bevis Schock and Hugh Eastwood about St. John dunning letters on unpaid red light camera tickets; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; with Ron McKenzie from Six Flags; and with Tom Loveless about grouping students by ability.
ACLU Says It's Unconstitutional for Kirkwood, Mehlville to Limit Number of Transfer StudentsThe group sent letters to Kirkwood and Mehlville School superintendents Friday stating that if they don't have space for all the students who have applied, then they need to make space.