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Sides Are Drawn on Amendment 3 Teacher Evaluation Bill

Supporters claim it would protect teachers in layoffs and promotions by tying their pay to student performance, while detractors say a one-size-fits-all approach isn’t best.

08/08/2014

On July 17, the University City School Board voted 5-2 to overturn their previous controversial decision to kick out Normandy transfer students. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

University City Will Accept Normandy Transfer Students

University City school board members have changed their mind about rejecting transfers students from Normandy.

07/18/2014

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Survey: Most Illinois Teachers Happy with Their Jobs

The poll conducted by the Illinois Federation of Teachers shows there’s a lot of job satisfaction.

06/27/2014

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University City Rejects Normandy Transfer Students

The district’s board voted Thursday to tell students who had already transferred from Normandy that they will not be allowed to return to University City in the fall.

06/27/2014

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Francis Howell No Longer Accepting Students From Normandy

The 400 students who transferred to the Francis Howell School District will no longer be able to attend school there.

06/20/2014

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Normandy School District Drops Lawsuit Challenging Transfer Law

On Thursday, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released new school transfer guidelines.

06/20/2014

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Future Uncertain for Normandy School District

On June 30, the Normandy School District disappears and a state-operated entity takes over, hiring teachers and other staff from scratch.

06/12/2014

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St. Louis Public Schools Name “Teacher of the Year”

Dianna Sumner teaches social studies at Carnahan High School in South St. Louis.

05/28/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn Calls For ‘Responsible’ Budget

Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.

05/24/2014

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Nixon Will Veto Student Transfer Legislation

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto legislation seeking to overhaul a law that requires unaccredited school districts to pay costs for students to transfer to better-performing nearby schools.

05/23/2014

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