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Ferguson Elections will Highlight National News

Ferguson could see a majority of black council members after Tuesday’s election.

04/07/2015

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Proposed School Tax Increases Could Make Webster Groves Highest-Taxed

The district says it’s to keep class sizes small, keep pace with teacher salaries, open a new elementary school, and renovate Moss Field, which hasn’t been upgraded since 1948.

04/06/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Missouri Governor Blocks Limits for Former Superintendents

Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.

04/03/2015

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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.

03/26/2015

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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.

03/10/2014

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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.

07/26/2013

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.

07/03/2013

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.

03/07/2013

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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.

02/27/2013

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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.

02/22/2013

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