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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.


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Aggressive Approach to Academic Achievement

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


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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 […]


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Education Officials Mull Struggling School Plans

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


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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.


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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.



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.



Property Values In St. Louis County Take A Dive

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


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Nixon to Allow More Charter Schools for Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon says he will sign legislation allowing charter schools to operate in more areas of Missouri but with greater oversight.


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Time Running Out On Ill. Pension Reform

Legislative leaders will revisit the subject of pension reforms in five weeks.