Students at Challenger Learning Center-St Louis will join students in 10 other classrooms across the U-S today in 2 live simulated space missions. One is at 10 this morning–the other at 1 this afternoon.
The Missouri Highway Patrol says two people died when their vehicle hit the back of a school bus about 50 miles east of Kansas City.
Ten students rescued from school bus stuck in water in Illinois Thursday night.
When a gunman killed 26 children and staff at a Connecticut grade school, Missouri Rep. Mike Kelley quickly proposed legislation that would allow trained teachers to carry hidden guns into the classroom as a “line of defense” against attackers.
The growth in low-income students has occurred in all geographic regions of the state.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford, who last year passed a bill keeping employers from asking employees for their usernames and passwords, is now sponsoring a bill to do the same for students.
Thirty-two states have passed legislation designed to improve third-grade literacy, according to the Education Commission of the States. Retention is part of the policies in 14 states, with some offering more leeway than others.
A Kansas City high school will begin collecting hair from students to conduct mandatory drug tests.
“Technology fee” helps cover cost of school-issued iPads.
Maryville school officials say about 80 percent of the district’s 700 students will be subject to random drug testing when classes resume later this month.