Posts Tagged: education

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Wentzville 3rd grade teacher wins prestigious award

Fox 2 news reports that a Wentzville teacher is the winner of a prestigious educator award. Jessical Karll, a third grade teacher at Discovery Ridge E...
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Missouri receives waivers for some parts of No Child Left Behind

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Education has extended Missouri’s waiver from some parts of the federal No Child Left Be...
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Parents, teachers prepare for fighting over common core

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Parents and teachers are hoping for the best but bracing for what could be months of fighting over education standard...
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Wynton Marsalis to christen St. Louis jazz center

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new performance space and educational center devoted exclusively to jazz will open in St. Louis in a few days time. Those beh...
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Parents, educators clash over common core changes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Educators and parents chosen to rewrite learning benchmarks for Missouri children are divided on how to move forward....
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State hosts hearing on Riverview Gardens district

ST. LOUIS (AP) — State education officials are headed to north St. Louis County to discuss steps the unaccredited Riverview Gardens school district ...
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Highland teachers accept new contract, end strike

Highland, IL – Students and teachers in Highland IL, will be back in the classroom today. Thursday Highland teachers overwhelmingly approved a t...
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St. Louis-area schools not likely to allow guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Many superintendents in the St. Louis area say they don’t want guns in their schools despite a new state law allowing des...
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Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announces resignation

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – In 2015, Missouri will be turning to a new top education official. State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro said she w...
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Nixon Frees $143M For Education After Veto Session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Governor Jay Nixon has released $143 million of education funding that he had frozen, because lawmakers sustained mos...