At least three southwest Missouri school districts are considering switching to four-day weeks to save money, improve student engagement and retrain teachers.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District has hired a Harvard-trained educator who leads a rural North Carolina school system as its next superintendent.
School officials concerned about students being waylaid by protests are asking a St. Louis County prosecutor to wait until classes are not in session to announce whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted.
Victims are confused about who is really in authority and able to take action.
Groups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri’s learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.
It was a night of congratulations for the Riverview Garden’s School district as the state education department met with parents for an update on the district’s progress.
Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro said Monday that she plans to resign later this year, ending a tenure during which she repeatedly came under criticism as the state adopted new school accreditation standards and dealt with struggling districts.
A local professor says educators don’t have to avoid talking about recent events in Ferguson in the classroom.
Newly released state data shows the struggling Normandy school district in St. Louis County saw its academic performance drop to the lowest in the state during a tumultuous school year that saw hundreds of its students transfer.
A local college will hand out diplomas this weekend—even though none of the graduates has spent a single day in a classroom.