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East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If Necessary

A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.

08/26/2015

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Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New Test

Most students at Missouri’s two failing school districts aren’t proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.

08/17/2015

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Official ‘Back to School’ Day in St. Louis for 43,000 Students

Slay and other city officials have a strict message for students on the first day of school.

08/17/2015

Aug. 12, 2015 - Mayor Francis Slay speaks to students at Hawthorn Leadership School in north St. Louis, the first all-girls public STEM school in Missouri (KMOX/Brett Blume)

North St. Louis Charter School Is A First For Missouri

Hawthorn Leadership is an all-girls public STEM school.

08/12/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Nixon Announces $1M Set to Help At-Risk St. Louis Students

About $1 million in Missouri taxpayer money is set to go to an education nonprofit tasked with helping at-risk St. Louis youth.

08/05/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01:  A teacher writes an equation on a whiteboard during a maths lesson at a secondary school on December 1, 2014 in London, England. Education funding is expected to be an issue in the general election in 2015.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Panel Suggests College Algebra Alternatives For Students

Math professors say roughly half of the students who take college algebra fail it at least once.

07/22/2015

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Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators Frustrated

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.

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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TIAM Sunday May 31st

Vacant schools, San Andreas and Birthdays

05/31/2015

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Missouri Gov. Nixon Signs $26 billion Spending Plan

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed a $26 billion budget for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for public K-12 schools.

05/08/2015

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