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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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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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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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