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School Districts Using ‘Walking School Buses’ To Fight Childhood Obesity, Improve Attendance

Walking school buses are catching on in school districts nationwide because they are seen as a way to fight childhood obesity, improve attendance rates and ensure that kids get to school safely.

05/26/2014

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Mo. Mulls State Funds To Districts For Preschool

Legislation advancing at the state Capitol would allow public schools to begin counting some children attending early childhood education programs toward the basic state funding they receive.

04/19/2014

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Students, Faculty to Plead Case for Normandy Schools

Students from Normandy schools in St. Louis County are asking Missouri lawmakers to save their school district.

03/12/2014

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Aggressive Approach to Academic Achievement

Department of Education unveils proposal to avoid loss of accreditation for school districts.

02/19/2014

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Study Looks at Missouri’s Struggling Districts

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis area schools partnership known as Education Plus is releasing details of a study of unaccredited school districts. Education Plus says a task force has been working on the […]

02/11/2014

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Education Officials Mull Struggling School Plans

Missouri education officials are digging into proposals to help struggling school districts.

02/10/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers To Confront Student Transfers

Missouri lawmakers are facing pressure to address a student transfer law and unaccredited school districts.

12/27/2013

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Ark. Panel Bars Districts From Arming Teachers

A state licensing board has barred two Arkansas school districts from arming teachers, administrators and staff as volunteer security guards.

09/11/2013

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Are Missouri’s School Districts Making the Grade?

This year Missouri switched from a 14 point to a 140 point system for grading districts, making it a lot harder for districts used to seeing perfect scores to achieve them.

08/23/2013

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Property Values In St. Louis County Take A Dive

Median residential property value in St. Louis County down 7%.

03/18/2013

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