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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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Missouri House Passes Bill to Fix Unaccredited Schools

The bill calls for an expansion of a virtual school option for students who have been in an unaccredited school for at least one semester.

05/07/2015

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11 Webster Groves Teachers Laid Off

Eleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.

04/28/2015

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Ferguson Elections will Highlight National News

Ferguson could see a majority of black council members after Tuesday’s election.

04/07/2015

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3 Missouri School Districts Considering 4-Day Week

At least three southwest Missouri school districts are considering switching to four-day weeks to save money, improve student engagement and retrain teachers.

02/12/2015

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Ferguson Schools Name New Superintendent

The Ferguson-Florissant School District has hired a Harvard-trained educator who leads a rural North Carolina school system as its next superintendent.

02/11/2015

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Schools Fret Over Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement

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.

10/28/2014

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Campus Sexual Assault: Why Victims Stay Silent

Victims are confused about who is really in authority and able to take action.

10/07/2014

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Missouri’s Education Goals Under Review, Subject to Change

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.

09/24/2014

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Education Officials Laud Riverview Gardens for Jump in Accreditation Scores

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.

09/23/2014

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