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June 25, 2015

St. Louis-Area School and Community Leaders Highlight Inequities for Clinton

Tiffany Anderson, the superintendent in Jennings, Mo., appeared with other local leaders to talk frankly with the Democratic presidential candidate about racial and socioeconomic issues in their communities.

June 24, 2015

St. Louis-Area School Systems Band Together to Help Unaccredited Districts

The group of 22 school districts will work to help Normandy Schools Collaborative and Riverview Gardens school districts regain firm academic and financial footing.

June 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton to Talk Equity, Education With Jennings, Mo., Superintendent

Tiffany Anderson, one of Education Week's 2015 Leaders To Learn From, will discuss equity in education with the Democratic presidential candidate today in St. Louis.

June 16, 2015

Missouri Schools and Parents Are Divided on Proposed Fixes to School Transfer Law

Gov. Jay Nixon, who vetoed the legislature's attempt last year to fix the controversial 1993 school transfer law, has until mid-July to act on this year's version.

February 12, 2015

Missouri Transfer Bill May Allow Students to Attend Charter and Virtual Schools

Under a measure approved by Missouri's Senate education committee this week, students from "unaccredited" schools could transfer to "accredited" schools in the district or, if no seats are available, attend charter or virtual schools.

December 03, 2014

After Ferguson Decision, Big-City Districts Recommit To Focus on Minority Boys

The Council of the Great City Schools said the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case is not just about the local police and community, but more broadly "about how America's institutions, including our schools, respect the rights, well-being and futures of all our young people."

December 01, 2014

St. Louis-Area Schools to Tackle Civil Unrest, Race Relations When They Reopen

As students return to their St. Louis-area schools a week after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting death, educators are prepared to discuss race relations, police practices, and other tough questions.

November 24, 2014

No Indictment in Michael Brown Shooting; St. Louis-Area Schools Close

At least four school districts in and around Ferguson, Mo., were expected to close on Tuesday in the wake of the grand jury's decision not indict the police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

November 21, 2014

With Michael Brown Grand Jury Verdict Near, Missouri District Cancels School

The superintendent of the Jennings, Mo., School District, Tiffany Anderson, said the decision to close schools was based on concern over "heightened anxiety" in area.

November 14, 2014

Ferguson Schools to Get Advance Notice of Jury Decision in Michael Brown Case

The districts will get 24-hour notice if the decision is released on a weekend and three-hour notice if it is released on a weekday.

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