Robert Bartman

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    November 21, 2001

    Board Games

    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.

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    May 2, 2001

    What About the Children?

    Normandy settles with a former instructor accused of exposing a high-school principal's shocking behavior

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    February 14, 2001

    Put Up or Shut Up

    Candidates must speak clearly about troubled schools

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    June 28, 2000

    The Scarlet Letter

    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.

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    October 27, 1999


    Cape Girardeau state Sen. Peter Kinder takes more than an academic interest in St. Louis' public schools

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    August 11, 1999


    When Wellston schools lost their accreditation in 1994, students were technically allowed to switch to another district. So why did no one exercise that option?

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    January 6, 1999

    Making the Grade

    The state carries a big stick when it comes to accreditation, but not everyone agrees on the measurements on the yardstick