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SIU Cuts Men’s, Women’s Tennis Programs Amid Budget Problems

Carbondale, IL  (KTRS)  – Southern Illinois University is cutting its men’s and women’s tennis programs and reducing scholarships ...

SLPS Regains Full Accreditation

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis Public Schools is making the grade. On Tuesday morning, the Missouri State Board of Education voted unanimously to ...

Gov. Nixon slashes spending for Medicaid, other programs

Gov. Jay Nixon has restricted $51 million in spending for Medicaid and excess bond authority, while making available nearly $4 million for schools, l...

Riverview Gardens One Step Closer To Accreditation Upgrade

Jefferson City, MO  (KTRS)   Missouri’s education department is recommending  that a north St. Louis County school district regain provision...

School Districts To Ban Out-Of-School Suspensions

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Three St. Louis-area school districts say they will end out-of-school suspensions for preschool students through third-grade ...

Univerisity Of Missouri Officially Announces New System President

Jefferson City, MO  (KTRS)   The University of Missouri has a new leader. On Wednesday morning, the University of Missouri Board of Curators annou...

University of Illinois among highest campus enrollment in US

URBANA, Ill. (AP) – Enrollment totals for this fall show the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign is the seventh-largest public university...

Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talks

Cost-of-living raises, pension contributions and health care have been key issues since the contract expired last year

SCC Offering Help For Displaced ITT Technical Institute Students

St. Charles County, MO (KTRS)  St. Charles Community College is reaching out to help displaced students from the now defunct ITT Technical Institute....

Illinois education board begins reworking expulsion rules

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois education officials are beginning to draft legislation that would prohibit school districts from dropping stud...