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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.


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Change Inevitable for Mo. School Transfer Law

Reining in the expensive Missouri school transfer law could see some changes coming from the state legislature this year.



Unaccredited Schools May Face Financial Troubles

The Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts are already looking at high costs to send students to accredited districts.


Normandy School District Chooses Accredited Francis Howell

Normandy parent Sheila Love says she is concerned with the distance to Francis Howell, which is about 20 miles away in St. Charles County.


School District, Alton Police Stand by Decision to Handcuff Child

Jmiyha Rickman was reportedly throwing what has been described as a bad tantrum at Loy Joy Elementary.


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Substitute Teacher Removed for Bringing a Taser to School

The Rockwood School District told parents of the incident in a letter.


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Missouri Schools Reconsider Arming Security Directors

The district’s policy committee first looked at the issue last month and delved into more details of the plan this week.


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Legal Action Threatened Over School Prom Policy

A small southeast Missouri school district is facing a threat of legal action over a policy barring same-sex couples from attending prom together.



University City School District Takes Second Look at Security

University City is the latest school district in the region to take a second-glance at security.


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St. Louis District Sheds ‘Unaccredited’ Label

The Missouri Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to let the St. Louis public school district shed its “unaccredited” label, a move that makes it no longer subject to a state law allowing students to transfer to better-performing districts.