A cease-and-desist demand from the superintendent to one of her bosses? It's business as usual at the St. Louis Public Schools.
Week of December 3, 2003
Here's how the Board of Education could raise money for St. Louis schools: Charge admission to its meetings
To save St. Louis public schools, Bill Roberti and his band of hired guns plan to blow things up. Who'll pick up the pieces when they're gone?
Different factions scramble for the spring school-board elections, but ex-Mayor Schoemehl looks like one of the few who's interested.
The Danforth Foundation joins the long march to replace the School Board's "Gang of Four"
Week of April 24, 2002
A walk in the moccasins of Cleveland Hammonds Jr.
New school-board members Amy Hilgemann and Rochell Moore wanted to improve public education in St. Louis but ended up suing the district. The gridlock continues, but the schools remain the same.
New city school-board president, once a critic of the status quo, launches an investigation of two reformers
City schools are being asked to give back tax dollars to developers
Gary Stevenson is making good teachers want to quit. Why is he still employed?
Despite being threatened with loss of accreditation, it's business as usual in St. Louis' beleaguered public schools
Purple annoyance Barney upstages Mayor Clarence Harmon -- and sounds strikingly similar to KMOX-AM's Randy Karraker; please, we don't need to see McGwire or Sosa strike out; KZJZ- AM snags an award from the National Association of Broadcasters
Controversy exposes folly of charter-mania
The city school board files suit to block the opening of St. Louis' first charter school