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Illinois Teacher Fired for Stepping on US Flag

An eastern Illinois teacher has been fired for stepping on a small U.S. flag during a lesson last month.

06/29/2015

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Nixon to Veto Student Transfers Bill

The veto likely will mean the end of requiring failing districts to pay for students to transfer to better-performing ones nearby.

06/26/2015

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Mehlville School District Loses Record Number of Teachers

Interim Superintendent Norm Ridder says teachers have left for higher paying jobs in the Lindbergh and Rockwood school districts.

06/25/2015

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Fitch: Still No Solution to Gun Laws

Former St. Louis Police Chief Tim Fitch says Charleston, S.C.’s gun laws are similar to ours in St. Louis.

06/23/2015

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Missouri House OKs Ramped Up School Bullying Policies

A bill aimed at clamping down on bullying and preventing suicides in Missouri schools is nearing passage.

05/11/2015

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Kansas Seniors Try To Sell High School On Craigslist

The seniors at Arkansas City High School think the building will be unnecessary after the class of 2015 graduates.

05/10/2015

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Metro-East School Makes the Switch to Year-Round Classes

Legacy Christian Academy in Caseyville will kick off optional year-round school June 1.

05/05/2015

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Thousands of Students Not Receiving MAP Grants Due to Budget Cuts

Illinois Student Assistance Commission official says a small setback for paying for school, can prevent a financially needy student from completing a degree.

04/28/2015

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Missouri Senate Advances Bill to Fix Student Transfer Law

Missouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state’s flawed student transfer law.

04/13/2015

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Granite City Schools Concerned About Impact of Plant Closure on Tax Vote

The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.

03/26/2015

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