Mehlville Passes Property Tax Hike; Kirkwood Votes It DownKirkwood and Mehlville had a voter turnout of more than 30 percent, but remainder of county saw fewer than 20 percent.
East St. Louis Students Return to School After StrikeDistrict officials and union negotiators struck a tentative deal Friday after a 13-hour bargaining session.
East St. Louis Teachers Approve New ContractThe teachers union successfully agreed on a pay increase with the East St. Louis school district.
Tentative Deal Struck To End East St. Louis Teachers StrikeTeachers will not picket Friday, but instead will vote on tentative pact.
Teacher Strike Gives 6K Illinois Kids Month Off From School``I feel unappreciated,'' said LaTonya Sain, 33, a five-year employee who teaches ninth and 10th-grade English at East St. Louis High. ``I know how hard I work. We're ready to get back to school, but we want to be treated fair.''
East St. Louis Teachers Not Optimistic For Today's MeetingDiscussion will restart for the first since the East St. Louis School District Teachers went on strike October 1.
East St. Louis School District Teachers Ready to Walk Out ThursdayLocal 1220 union leaders say the teachers rejected a tentative contract agreement from the district Tuesday.
St. Louis Teachers Demanding Pay IncreaseTeachers in St. Louis are demanding better pay after years of stagnant salaries.
Illinois Schools Back Rauner's Plan to Undo School MandatesThe plan is to eliminate state mandates that they say sometimes forces them to lay off reading instructors.
Survey: Teachers Spend Hundreds of Personal Funds on StudentsHorace Mann insurance says its survey shows teachers just want the best education possible for students.
East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If NecessaryA spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.
Mehlville Not Allowing Teachers Out of ContractsThe Mehlville School Board will meet Thursday to begin discussing just what type of tax levy increase they'll put on the November ballot.
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