Alton Schools, Teachers Reach Tentative Deal To Avoid StrikeUnion members will vote on pact next week before it goes before school board.
East St. Louis Students Return to School After StrikeDistrict officials and union negotiators struck a tentative deal Friday after a 13-hour bargaining session.
East St. Louis Teachers Approve New ContractThe teachers union successfully agreed on a pay increase with the East St. Louis school district.
Teacher Strike Gives 6K Illinois Kids Month Off From School``I feel unappreciated,'' said LaTonya Sain, 33, a five-year employee who teaches ninth and 10th-grade English at East St. Louis High. ``I know how hard I work. We're ready to get back to school, but we want to be treated fair.''
Riverview Gardens, Normandy Districts Make Performance GainsThe Missouri State Board of Education will consider districts' accreditation during a December meeting, according to Missouri Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven.
Officials: Student Finds Gun On Ferguson School PlaygroundThe student found the weapon Wednesday morning in some mulch at Griffith Elementary School, but did not touch it.
Loaded Gun Found at Springfield SchoolThe Springfield News-Leader reports that a letter from Principal Josh Holt said two students reported seeing a student ``with something that appeared to be a gun'' and told authorities.
East St. Louis Teachers Not Optimistic For Today's MeetingDiscussion will restart for the first since the East St. Louis School District Teachers went on strike October 1.
Missouri Auditor Investigates School's Cyber SecurityThe state's auditor says in the past 10 years more than 250 schools have had a data breach or compromise, several of those in Missouri.
East St. Louis School District Teachers Ready to Walk Out ThursdayLocal 1220 union leaders say the teachers rejected a tentative contract agreement from the district Tuesday.
TIAM Sunday September 27thAstronaut Sandy Magnus, St. Margaret of Scotland and "Pawn Sacrifice"
Little People Of America Still Pressing Freeburg To Drop Midgets NicknameGroup will focus on convincing Freeburg alumni to back its cause.