Education

Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 4:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's auditor says a St. Louis charter school faked attendance numbers to get an extra $1.4 million in state funding. Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway on Tuesday said St. Louis College Prep Charter School repeatedly reported attendance numbers that were higher than its...
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Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Education has suspended the licenses of nearly 50 educators who have been charged with sex crimes, violent felonies or certain drug offenses, implementing a new law that seeks to strengthen student safety protections. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed...
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Fewer than half of Missouri youth are performing at grade-level standards
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Washington University
KMOX
Caitlin Lally
September 09, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Saint Louis University cleared the Top 100 National Universities by coming in No. 97.
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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signs legislation
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August 22, 2019 - 1:15 pm
The current minimum teacher salary ranges from only $9,000 to $11,000.
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August 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
(KMOX) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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KMOX
August 06, 2019 - 6:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — There's a new effort to make St. Louis the 'go-to' site for companies who need workers with specific skills in areas like tech, healthcare, and manufacturing. We've heard for years about the nationwide workforce shortage. It's definitely felt here in St. Louis, with four times as...
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August 05, 2019 - 3:27 am
In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 others. Here are some of their stories: JORDAN ANCHONDO: 'GAVE HER LIFE' FOR HER BABY Jordan Anchondo...
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Robert F. Smith, left, laughs with David Thomas, center, and actress Angela Bassett at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Atlanta. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, said he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta. (Bo Emerson/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 19, 2019 - 10:40 pm
A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans __ estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement while...
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FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo former President Jimmy Carter answers questions from students during his annual town hall with Emory University in Atlanta. Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Americus after feeling faint but was discharged Thursday, May 16 along with her husband. The 94-year-old former president injured his hip earlier this week when he fell at his home before a planned turkey hunt. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
May 16, 2019 - 9:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter, 94, was released Thursday morning from a Georgia hospital after getting a hip replacement. He plans to continue...
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