A unicorn. A Blues Stanley Cup. An end to the violence in Ferguson. To finally start school. Peace. These were the wishes children made at the Florissant Valley branch of the St. Louis County Library as they waited for the violence in Ferguson to calm down long enough for them to walk safely to sch ... More >>
For the past three nights, Shaila Evans has packed her book bag and set it by the front door hoping to go to school the next day. And every morning she has been disappointed. The Ferguson-Florissant School District was supposed to begin classes Thursday, August 14. Owing to the protests and riots, ... More >>
Another long night begins. After two nights under a state-mandated curfew failed to quell escalating violence in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb prepared Monday for a night without a curfew under the watchful gaze of the newest security force on the scene, the National Guard. The atmosphere in Ferg ... More >>
The City of St. Charles School District has suspended a high school teacher for at least one week, reports KMOV, for playing N.W.A.'s "Fuck tha Police" during a senior English class. Some students at St. Charles West High School were reportedly disturbed by the lyrics. Straight Outta Compton was ... More >>
Local professor compiles a roadmap to a St. Louis many never knew existed
Week of June 20, 2001
Missouri's MAP is a fine, thoughtful standardized test. So how come it's wreaking havoc in the schools?
Someone penned an anonymous letter making damning allegations about Normandy High School principal Alvin Smith. He blames it on a disgruntled ex-employee out to take him down. Trouble is, some of the letter is true.
Katie was in a rush to graduate, and McCluer North was eager to send her off. But education is never that simple.