Buried under the avalanche of selfies, lost-dog announcements and motivational quotes that usually pollute St. Louis' social-media scene is a video so heartwarming and honest that we're willing to forgive it for being a tad preachy.
In Missouri, there's a renewed push to end teacher tenure, which supporters say would ensure that the best teachers stay in the classroom. But opponents argue that abolishing tenure amounts to an unfair attack on teachers, and it doesn't help that the initiative's backer, Rex Sinquefield, last year ... More >>
The Show-Me State made an appearance on page A1 of Sunday's New York Times in an article outlining the various ways U.S. school districts are grappling with the ethical and legal implications of electronic communication between teachers and students. Missouri has in some respects been ahead ... More >>
Some teachers are giving the new law a big thumbs down.Under a new Missouri law, teachers who "friend" a current or former student on Facebook could soon run afoul of state codes. Senate Bill 54 first raised flags back in June when a teacher urged its veto after he used Facebook to help locate st ... More >>
Today's comment of the day comes in response to Chad Garrison's post about a Fenton man who wants to do away with the state's personal property tax -- which Garrison compared to billionaire financier Rex Sinquefield, who's trying to eliminate the earnings taxes in St. Louis and Kansas City.As "J. Br ... More >>