Gov. Nixon Makes Final Stop in St. Louis at SLPSMissouri Governor Jay Nixon made a final stop in St. Louis Thursday in his final few days as governor.
Report: 144 Illinois School Districts Gave Bonuses Last YearBonuses have become a common way to inspire educators to improve student achievement.
Nearly 1 in 4 Illinois Teachers Have 10-Plus Absent DaysData shows almost one in four public school teachers in Illinois miss more than 10 days of the school year.
A Hiring Boom at St. Louis Public SchoolsNearly three dozen counselors with Master's degrees have been hired.
No Teachers' Contract? No Problem for Marissa SchoolsSuperintendent says "unique relationship" will allow classes to begin as scheduled.
Lindbergh School Superintendent Meets With Student DemonstratorsJim Simpson and #LindberghCares had Q-and-A session after classes ended Friday.
Parents Call For Audit of Hazelwood School DistrictThey want $6.6 million in proposed budget cuts restored.
Backers Make Final Push for St. Louis Schools Tax HikeThe $27.8 million a year increase would improve safety and salaries, along with early childhood, alternative and character education.
Prop 1 Might Break a 25-Year Trend in St. LouisThe plan would raise the tax bill on a $100,000 home in the city by about $140 a year.
Annual Report Card on Missouri, Illinois Teachers ReleasedMissouri's overall grade was a C-, the same as the national average, Illinois received a C+.
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.

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