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UPDATE: Stopping Sexual Abuse by Clergy

We are now screening every adult who has any kind of contact with children.


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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]


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St. Louis Teachers Disciplined For Violation Of Drug-Free Workplace Policy

Six teachers at a suburban St. Louis high school are being disciplined for violation of the district’s drug-free workplace and staff conduct policies.



Lawmakers Back Tenure, School Transfer Bills

Would require them to work longer before qualifying for tenure


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Missouri Senate OKs Teacher Tenure Legislation Requiring More Work To Earn Tenure

Many of Missouri’s public school teachers would need to work longer before getting tenure under legislation endorsed by the state Senate.


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Ark. Court Rules Teachers Can Have Sexual Relationship With Of-Age Students

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the state’s law banning sexual contact between teachers and students, finding that people 18 or older have a constitutional right to engage in a consensual sexual relationship.


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Gov’s Budget Not Kind To Retired Ill. Teachers

Pat Quinn’s spokeswoman says cuts are needed, due to fiscal challenges created by decades of mismanagement.



Parkway School Board Approves Budget Cuts

A tough math lesson for Parkway School Board members, who voted Wednesday night to cut at least $7.5 million over the next two years.



SIUC, Faculty Association Sign Rentative Agreement

The two sides signed the tentative deal Monday after the union ended its week-long strike on Nov. 9.


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Nixon Signs Revised Teacher-Facebook Law

“This bill is not as good as it should be, but to veto it would return us to a bill that would be far worse,” Gov. Nixon said.