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.
St. Louis Public Schools Recommended for Full AccreditationThe district lost its accreditation in 2007 because of poor academic performance and ineffective leadership.
MU Panel Wants Changes to Tuition ApproachOne of the recommendations directed toward lawmakers was to overhaul a 2007 law prohibiting state schools from raising tuition more than the Consumer Price Index annually.
Appeals Court: College's Drug Tests of All Students IllegalA federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a judge's 2013 ruling that a central Missouri technical college's mandatory drug testing policy is unconstitutional when applied to all students.
University of Missouri Deals With Alcohol-Related IncidentsRecords showed six incidents involving an emergency medical response where a student didn't have to be transported to a hospital.
Irish Parish Faces Deadline to Save Grade SchoolParents scramble to raise $250,000 by mid-January
Webster University Narrows Investigation into Racist FliersUniversity officials believe a small group of students created the fliers.
Racist, Homophobic Fliers Left Outside Webster University Dorm RoomThe university says about a dozen messages were repeated on approximately a ream of paper.
Mizzou Students Urged to Cancel Social Events as Mumps SpreadThe outbreak began in early November with four confirmed cases.
About 73 Confirmed, Suspected Mumps Cases at Missouri SchoolThe outbreak began in early November with four confirmed cases.
Imprisoned Hastert Fights for Tax-Covered PensionThe ex-U.S. House speaker is now pointing to a technicality to argue that a state body should restore his $17,000-a-year teacher's pension that it yanked after his April 27 sentencing.
Missouri State to Designate Some Gender-Neutral BathroomsOn Nov. 18, large signs placed near the restroom entrances stated the change will ``allow anyone, at any time, to use either restroom.''

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