Legislation Would Require Illinois Schools to Test for LeadThe new bill applies to schools built before 2000 with Pre-K through 5th grade classes, requiring them to test for lead in kitchen sinks and drinking fountains.
Gov. Nixon Makes Final Stop in St. Louis at SLPSMissouri Governor Jay Nixon made a final stop in St. Louis Thursday in his final few days as governor.
Issue of Guns on Missouri Campuses May Come Up AgainMissouri colleges may have to prepare for measures pushing for the concealed carry of guns on campus when the state Legislature convenes in 2017, despite opposition.
You Think Drafting a QB is Tough? Recruiting Them From HS is MystifyingJust four of the top 20 college quarterbacks from the 2013 high school class are currently starting for the schools they originally signed with.
Nixon Reverses $12M in Budget CutsMissouri schools will get additional money because Gov. Jay Nixon has decided to reverse a few of the budget cuts he made earlier this year.
Redevelopment Projects Surge in St. Louis NeighborhoodsThere are definitely winners and losers in the construction game, but some neighborhoods are seeing an incredible rate of revival.
Former SLPS Principal ArrestedThe man is Cornelius Green, the former principal of Carr Lane Visual Performing Arts School.
A Hiring Boom at St. Louis Public SchoolsNearly three dozen counselors with Master's degrees have been hired.
No Teachers' Contract? No Problem for Marissa SchoolsSuperintendent says "unique relationship" will allow classes to begin as scheduled.
Emanuel Says Chicago Schools Will Open on Time This FallChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said Thursday the state action ``builds a foundation for cementing a long-term education funding solution.''
Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget TalksThe money for higher education appears to be one area of agreement in the rival proposals introduced Tuesday.

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