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“Bar Exam” Proposed For Aspiring Teachers

The test would assess mastery of subject matter, competency in teaching methods and even confidence and compassion.


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St. Louis Public Schools Get High Marks For School Lunches

“St. Louis hasn’t been in our school lunch report card since 2007 when they came in with a pretty low grade, an ‘F’,” a dietitian explained.


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St. Louis Public Schools Want State to Improve Its Rating

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–City Public Schools are making their case why the district should be granted provisional accreditation — after being stripped of accreditation in 2007. Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams says with the district now making the […]



Mo. Districts To Vie For Race To The Top Grants

St. Louis, Kansas City districts apply for grants.


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Education Secretary Checks on Progress at Vashon High School

The US Secretary of Education visited Vashon High School in North St. Louis, talking about making progress in the failing district.



NAACP Speaks On St. Louis Charter School Closures

Group leader says affected students should be able to transfer to an accredited district.


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Annie Malone Looks for Volunteers to Ensure Safety of Parade

Past reports of “shots fired” cast shadow over major charity fundraiser


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Budget Cuts Loom for St. Louis Public Schools

The district is cutting more than $11 million from its 2012-13 budget.



Study Shows One-Third of St. Louis Students Would Leave

Study was conducted as part of a lawsuit.


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Tuition Dispute Could Hold Up Kansas City Student Transfers

The Education Department is awaiting the outcome of a court case filed after a suburban St. Louis district kept out transfer seekers.




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