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Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

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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Teachers Become Targets in Active Shooter Drills

Some teachers in Farmington balked this week after being told that a school safety drill would require them to wear goggles and be shot at with pellet guns.

03/06/2014

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Senate Measure Would Allow Schools to Fire Tenured Teachers

The measure would allow the governing board of an unaccredited or provisionally accredited district to terminate the contracts of school staff, including tenured teachers.

02/21/2014

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Mo. Group: No Firearms in the Classroom

Teacher organization says they do not want teachers carrying firearms in the classroom.

02/19/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kan. Bill Would Let Teachers, Caregivers Spank Kids Harder

The Kansas House is contemplating a bill that would, if passed into law, allow caregivers and school teachers to spank children harder as punishment for misbehavior.

02/18/2014

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Missouri Inline with the Nation for Policies Impacting Teachers

Missouri is leading the way in making sure middle school and high school teachers know the content they are teaching.

02/03/2014

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Teachers Find Home Visits Help In The Classroom

In days gone by, a knock on the door by a teacher or school official used to mean a child was in trouble. Not anymore, at least for parents and students at Clay Elementary School.

12/30/2013

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Classes Resume After Mount Olive Teachers’ Strike Ends

Mount Olive’s school board and the teachers’ union met for five hours Saturday and announced the agreement.

12/16/2013

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Ark. Panel Bars Districts From Arming Teachers

A state licensing board has barred two Arkansas school districts from arming teachers, administrators and staff as volunteer security guards.

09/11/2013

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Sinquefield Puts $100K More Into Teacher Evaluation Plan

The Missouri businessman has put an additional $100,000 into a potential ballot initiative limiting teacher contracts and requiring schools to use a performance-based evaluation system for staff.

05/29/2013

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