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Girl’s New Arm Comes Courtesy Of 3D Printer

Plastic parts and electronic components together only cost $116.

08/19/2015

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North St. Louis Charter School Is A First For Missouri

Hawthorn Leadership is an all-girls public STEM school.

08/12/2015

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University of Illinois Recommends All Students Get Mumps Vaccine

Health-care officials says immunity takes two weeks to develop after receiving a vaccination.

08/05/2015

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Party on, Abe: Illinois Named Top Party School in the US

The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp.

08/03/2015

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Mehlville Not Allowing Teachers Out of Contracts

The Mehlville School Board will meet Thursday to begin discussing just what type of tax levy increase they’ll put on the November ballot.

08/03/2015

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Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep ‘Midgets’ Mascot

Authorities with the Freeburg School District say the name originated in the 1930s, and was meant as an honor for a scrappy basketball team that played well despite having very few players who were tall.

07/16/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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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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