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Local Non-Profit Asks for 500 Tutors for Students

Oasis spokesperson says anyone should be able to pursue vibrant, healthy, productive and meaningful lives.

08/18/2015

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Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New Test

Most students at Missouri’s two failing school districts aren’t proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.

08/17/2015

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Official ‘Back to School’ Day in St. Louis for 43,000 Students

Slay and other city officials have a strict message for students on the first day of school.

08/17/2015

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How to Fix Your Child’s Heavy Backpack

A new study finds 55 percent of students say they’re backpacks cause their neck, shoulder and back strain.

08/13/2015

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CDC: Early Start to School Hurts Students

The CDC says starting middle or high school before 8:30 a.m. can be damaging to a student’s health.

08/11/2015

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SEMO’s Cheney Hall Closed for Upcoming Academic Year

The 85 students who planned to reside in Cheney Hall are being provided other residential space on campus.

08/07/2015

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Missouri Student Transfers Up Slightly This School Year

More than 1,170 Missouri students from two failing school systems in the St. Louis area have been placed in other nearby districts for the upcoming school year, only slightly more than the nearly 1,150 students who switched from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy schools last year, new data show.

08/05/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Nixon Announces $1M Set to Help At-Risk St. Louis Students

About $1 million in Missouri taxpayer money is set to go to an education nonprofit tasked with helping at-risk St. Louis youth.

08/05/2015

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University of Illinois Recommends All Students Get Mumps Vaccine

Health-care officials says immunity takes two weeks to develop after receiving a vaccination.

08/05/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Nixon Calls for Ethics Law Changes After Two Lawmakers Resign

Missouri’s Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that state ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.

07/28/2015

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