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Highland School District Teachers Go on Strike

Teachers in a southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District went on strike Thursday, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.

09/11/2014

Teaching Ferguson forum on Sept. 2. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Teachers Share Strategies, Resources on Talking to Students About Ferguson

“Teaching Ferguson,” a forum designed to help teachers learn how to talk to their students about racism and the Michael Brown shooting, drew a crowd of nearly 100 people Tuesday night at Saint Louis University.

09/03/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Normandy Schools Working to Finish Hiring Before School Year Begins

There’s a lot of interest from teachers wanting to work for the new Normandy Schools Collaborative. More than 200 pre-registered for a job fair held Thursday in the newly state-run district.

07/25/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Survey: Most Illinois Teachers Happy with Their Jobs

The poll conducted by the Illinois Federation of Teachers shows there’s a lot of job satisfaction.

06/27/2014

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Missouri Teachers Wary Of Concealed Weapons In Class

Lawmakers say the school legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting.

05/31/2014

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Teacher Tenure at Stake for November Ballot

If 270,000 petitions are approved by the November Ballot, teacher tenure in Missouri could be eliminated.

05/06/2014

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School Band Saved, But Teachers Cut from Granite City

The Granite City Elementary and Junior High Band programs survived the budget axe, but not all teaching positions made the cut.

03/12/2014

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