Earlier this week, high school students in the neighboring Ferguson/Florissant School District also took part in the nationwide
My third grade teacher was fabulous; in fact, in my 20 years of education I had a lot of really wonderful teachers. However, it is Mrs. Mason who inspired me to take on the challenging work of reforming the way teachers are evaluated, compensated, hired and retained.
"I don’t think the Second Amendment says that it’s okay for a 12-year-old to kill another 12-year-old because grandpa left
Most states have laws that require schools to adopt bullying policies, and efforts to combat school bullying have increased
Ed Reform In Nevada? Gov. Brian Sandoval is putting the final touches on his Wednesday State of the State speech, and according to the Las Vegas Review Journal, education will factor high. Merit pay -- a plan in which teachers are paid partially in accordance with their students' test scores -- is looking good to him. "There is money in the budget to ensure we have a fair system by which we're going to measure the performance of teachers," Sandoval said. "Education will be a big priority for me, and you're going to hear a lot about it in the State of the State. K-12 as well as higher ed." (It should be noted that merit pay hasn't been found to work most anywhere -- except in special cases).
Missouri's data system also allows the state to compare whether graduates of some teaching colleges do better than others
Diane Brame has been the cafeteria manager at Hudson Elementary School in Webster Groves, Mo., for two years. Recently, she
Covington was charged Thursday. His was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail. Stanley Covington, 64, a math teacher, is accused
It's a question teachers are asking, with some hoping to see a course correction. Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National
With one eye on the country's next president, voters in several states were also casting their ballots for strong local issues
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, some of those measures include discussions with parents and current junior class
Opaa!, a family-owned company that's been around since 1978, provides a variety of items made from scratch, along with locally
Special School District Superintendent John Cary acknowledges that the difficult economic climate doesn't make it an ideal
Meanwhile, the two new charter schools approved by the state are slated to open for the 2013-14 school year. Details surrounding
“The District takes allegations of misconduct very seriously and investigates each such allegation thoroughly," he said. "One
A parent who contacted the station says her daughter was told by the driver, “Miss Bernice,” that she was having “dizzy spells
"If it's in somebody's backyard, and everybody's willing, it's really hard to find anything to hold these kids accountable
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Powell also determined the Blue Springs and Raytown districts would collect sufficient funds from the Kansas City district
Addressing the controversy surrounding Rep. Todd Akin’s (R-MO) offensive comments that “legitimate rape” doesn’t lead to