Jennifer Rogers was 8 weeks pregnant when the tornado leveled her classroom, breaking her back and killing 6 students.
Teachers went on strike Monday morning in Mount Olive School District No. 5 in Macoupin County. The town is 50 miles south of Springfield.
A Kansas City mother accused of beating up her child’s kindergarten teacher faces an assault citation.
Court documents show Jeffrey Turnbough admitted to police that he had sent lewd text messages to a 13-year-old, who was not his student.
Besides teaching, Jamie Manker also is a department chair at Rockwood Summit High School in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton.
A 12-year-old student was arrested for filming her teacher showering in a school locker room.
She says most of the students are excited about their classes in the fashion industry and are ready to take it to the next level and find work in their field.
The union rejected the latest contract offer from the school district prior to going on Christmas break.
He is charged with unlawful use of a weapon.
The award is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for teaching in the United States.