St. Louis Public Schools

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is flanked by St. Louis Public School Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams & juvenile court judge David Mason during news conference at city hall on August 14, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Officials, Mayor Promote Attendance for Upcoming School Year

It’s “back to class” time for children in St. Louis Public Schools.


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St. Louis Public Schools to Start Later Next Year

There will also be later start times for classes.


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Studio B with Carol Daniel: ‘The Tracker’

Bean, the Athletic Director for St. Louis Public Schools, is the district’s most successful dropout recruiter.


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McKinley CJA Named in Top 50 Middle Schools in U.S.

St. Louis Public Schools are boasting today after McKinley Classical Junior Academy was named one of the top 50 middle schools in the country.


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Local Schools Cancel After-School Activities

Local schools cancel after-school activities ahead of the Ferguson grand jury announcement.


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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.


St. Louis School Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams

Kelvin Adams Will Be SLPS Superintendent Until 2016

District spokesman Patrick Wallace says the contract extension will provide stability in the district.


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South St. Louis Student Sticks Others With Syringe

The parents of several kindergarten students at Monroe Elementary have been told to see their doctor.


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Rise in Homeless Students Brings High Transportation Costs

“It’s very expensive,” Thomas-Murray with St. Louis Public Schools says. “We spent over $2 million in homeless transportation last year.”


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Alderwoman Fights to Save Tower Grove School Building

SLPS has proposed to tear down an 87-year-old elementary school in the Tower Grove East neighborhood, and replace it with a more modern structure that may not blend with the area.



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