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St. Louis Board of Education

  • News

    December 26, 2007

    Unreal News Challenge 2007

    Week of December 27, 2007

  • News

    June 20, 2007

    Cops 'n' Robbers

    Readers reopen the Rockwell Files.

  • News

    June 6, 2007

    A Tizzy Over Lizzie

    School board members duke it out over a no-bid contract awarded to St. Louis radio talk show host Lizz Brown.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2007

    The Vashon Saga Continues

    Jennifer Silverberg Ex-Vashon basketball coach Floyd Irons and his attorney, Jerry Dobson, began a press conference today by stating, "We're pleased to announce once again that Floyd Irons is the head coach at Vashon." St. Louis Public Schools spokesman Tony Sanders proceeded to fire off a sing ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2007

    The Unreal Guide To Soulard Mardi Gras

    Welcome, Willkommen, Bienvenue, Aloha, Shalom, Howdy!

  • News

    November 1, 2006

    Basketball by the Book: A Riverfront Times Investigation

    The Vashon High School Wolverines have won five state titles in the past eight years. But did they play by the rules?

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2006

    The Legacy of Creg Williams (The Remix)

    Yesterday we posted Kristen Hinman's blog entry regarding the lawsuit filed against the St. Louis Board of Education by six former associates of ousted superintendent Creg Williams. But we, uh, neglected to link to the lawsuit itself. So here you go! (Be patient if you want to view this pdf; it's a ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    The Execution of Creg Williams

    The St. Louis Public Schools superintendent takes a hike. Where does that leave the district?

  • News

    May 17, 2006

    An Incomplete Education

    More than 50 teachers allegedly gave passing grades to AWOL Vashon students

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    L Is for L. Ron

    The state approves a tutoring program linked to Scientology, and everybody cries foul

  • News

    March 30, 2005

    Voting Made Easier

    We test the school-board candidates by the strictest of criteria and find a local lawman with a great sense of humor

  • News

    February 16, 2005

    Red Letter Day

    A cease-and-desist demand from the superintendent to one of her bosses? It's business as usual at the St. Louis Public Schools.

  • News

    February 16, 2005

    School Ties

    How many city officials send their kids to city schools?

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    The Man Behind the Mask

    WWE's Rey Mysterio has game to spare, Harold Ramis helps clear up a misconception, and Bill Haas shows his sensitive side; plus, Unreal lends support to a fellow muckraker injured in the line of duty

  • News

    May 26, 2004

    Who's the Daddy?

    Unreal dials a naughty number (hey, we were duped!), cheers on a local strongman and borrows a page from the Post-Dispatch; plus, Bill Haas signs on as Unreal Advice Columnist

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Code Red

    The bleeding won't stop. The city health director's job remains a revolving door as Dr. Hugh Stallworth is vanquished in a fierce bureaucratic battle.

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Potato Peeled

    Who bumped Frank "Couch Potato" Weltner from the Internet? Blame it on the Jews.

  • News

    March 31, 2004

    Letters

    Week of March 31, 2004

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    The Kings of Kingshighway

    The Roberts brothers fight to bring back life to north St. Louis

  • News

    March 10, 2004

    Letters

    Week of March 10, 2004

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Letters

    Week of January 28, 2004

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Going Postal

    Maybe itís time to revisit Steve Stogelís redevelopment plan for the Old Post Office downtown

  • News

    December 31, 2003

    Know News?

    The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Talking Heads

    Their mouths move when they speak, but is someone pulling the strings?

  • News

    November 26, 2003

    Knockin' 'Em Dead

    Here's how the Board of Education could raise money for St. Louis schools: Charge admission to its meetings

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Curse

    Rochell Moore

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Villain

    Vince Schoemehl

  • News

    August 13, 2003

    Swirl, Smack and Spit

    We're curious about Bill Roberti's intentions, Brent Feeney's exodus and Joe Edwards' alibi; plus, Missouri will taste damn good in a waffle cone

  • News

    July 23, 2003

    Blowing Up the Apple

    Week of July 23, 2003

  • News

    February 19, 2003

    Who's Afraid of Anthony Shahid?

    He's a hero to some, a pain to others. Either way, he makes people very nervous.

  • News

    December 25, 2002

    Splitsville

    The city school board's most reform-minded duo has a nasty breakup

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Perpetual Voice

    Chuck Norman says WGNU will still be wacky after he's gone

  • News

    November 20, 2002

    Dander Up

    Week of November 20, 2002

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Professor Schoemehl

    Different factions scramble for the spring school-board elections, but ex-Mayor Schoemehl looks like one of the few who's interested.

  • News

    May 1, 2002

    Freedom on a String

    Nance says City Hall didn't influence the Clergy Coalition's delay on home rule

  • News

    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.

  • News

    September 12, 2001

    The Big Fix

    Public schools are broke all over, so why are only St. Louis and Kansas City getting charter schools?

  • News

    August 22, 2001

    Board Games

    New city school-board president, once a critic of the status quo, launches an investigation of two reformers

  • News

    January 17, 2001

    The Education of Brother Mac

    Torthel McClodden taught at one of the worst high schools in the city and loved it. Now they don't want him back.

  • News

    October 27, 1999

    THE CAPEMAN

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

  • News

    July 21, 1999

    SCHOOLS WITHOUT RULES

    Controversy exposes folly of charter-mania

  • News

    March 31, 1999
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