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Missouri Increases Standards For Teacher Preapration

St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Jessica Bock | Posted 02.25.2013 | Education

Before stepping into her own classroom, Allison Brown wanted to be prepared for everything that becoming a teacher would throw at her. Planning and t...

'There Are So Many Other Ways': Missouri Teachers React To The Idea Of Guns In Schools

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Just as the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., renewed calls for stricter gun laws, it has also spurred a wave of advocates from the...

Ex-Teacher Charged With Rape After Statute Of Limitations Mix-Up

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 07.31.2012 | Education

CLAYTON, Mo. -- A longtime St. Louis-area teacher has been charged with rape and statutory sodomy after turning himself in, apparently in the mistaken...

Controversial Teacher-Facebook Law Repealed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...

Missouri Teachers Sue To Block Controversial Facebook Ban

Reuters | Kevin Murphy | Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology

In the face of a lawsuit, a Missouri state senator defended on Saturday a new state law that will prohibit teachers from communicating privately with ...

No Friending Students On Facebook? These Teachers Are Suing

AP | By CHRIS BLANK | Posted 10.20.2011 | Education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri teachers' union said Friday that it is challenging a new measure that restricts teachers' use of social networking s...

Teacher On Facebook Ban: 'I Am Not A Pervert'

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As they prepare lesson plans for fall, teachers across Missouri have an extra chore before the new school year begins: purging their ...