Missouri Senator Leaves Job to Focus on Bridgeton LandfillMaria Chapelle-Nadal says Attorney General Koster called the landfill a possible "Chernobly like event."
Hillsboro School Board Meets for 1st Time Since 3 ResignationsLast week, during a 6:30 a.m. meeting, three board members submitted their letters of resignation.
Columbia Public Schools Adopt Gender Identity ProtectionsEight students who identify as transgender are attending Columbia Public Schools this year, according to Superintendent Peter Stiepleman, who supported the proposal.
Mehlville School Board Member Compares District's Finances to GreeceThey recently decided to make about $4 million in cuts, with the district seeing more red for the foreseeable future.
Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep 'Midgets' MascotAuthorities 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.
It's More Than Money in Teacher-School Board NegotiationsIt appears the board will offer a 2.5 percent raise in the next school year, and another 1 percent the year after that.
Hundreds Voice Support for Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent Art McCoyAll board members except one voted to place Art McCoy on paid administrative leave last week.The crowd Wednesday demanded his reinstatement and answers to why the decision was made.
Edwardsville Teachers Approve Tentative ContractThe compromise now goes to a vote of the Edwardsville school board next Monday.
Edwardsville School Board, Teachers to Talk AgainKMOX learns talks will take place Thursday
Parents to Confront Edwardsville School BoardThe board has already made its final contract offer, which the teachers rejected.
NW Mo. School District Starts Random Drug TestingMaryville school officials say about 80 percent of the district's 700 students will be subject to random drug testing when classes resume later this month.
UPDATE: East St. Louis School Board Ousted by the StateThe state reportedly has that authority because district 189 has not met academic standards for nine years.