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Missouri's Gritty, Whatever It Takes Model

Kate Casas | Posted 01.27.2013 | Education
Kate Casas

Shearwater is identifying children who were thrown away by broken systems, and giving them the grit and determination to metaphorically clean themselves off and try again.

School Transfer Law Suffers Another Defeat In Court

Posted 08.27.2012 | Education

A judge ruled last week that a Missouri law that would have allowed students to transfer out of failing school districts to neighboring counties was u...

Controversial Teacher-Facebook Law Repealed

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Friday to repeal part of a contentious new law that had prohibited teachers from c...

Lucas Kavner

Missouri School District Bans 'Slaughterhouse-Five'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.28.2011 | Home

The school board in Republic, Mo., voted 4-0 to eliminate Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five" and Sarah Ockler's "Twenty Boy Summer" from the high s...