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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.

03/26/2015

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St. Louis County School Closes Due to Stomach Virus

St. Norbert Catholic School has so many students and teachers out sick that the school decided to close on Friday and thoroughly clean rooms.

03/13/2015

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Marijuana Dispensary to Set Up Shop Across from Cahokia Middle School

Superintendent Art Ryan says he realizes illegal pot is prevalent in society already – he’s even sure some students do it, so he doesn’t think the prescription pot shop nearby will change much.

02/17/2015

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Teachers Given Insulin Instead of Flu Vaccine

A St. Louis County school district is investigating how five elementary school teachers were mistakenly dosed with insulin instead of the flu vaccine, an error that led to the hospitalization of two women.

10/07/2014

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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

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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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