Mary Armstrong http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Group Calls For 'Community Learning Centers' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/group-calls-community-learning-centers <p>On the 60<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision Saturday, a small group rallied in front of City Hall to call on elected officials to improve St. Louis’ schools.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The students, parents, members of Metropolitan Congregations United and representatives from the American Federation of Teachers St. Louis want schools turned into “community learning centers.”&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 17 May 2014 17:17:13 +0000 Bill Raack 36229 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Group Calls For 'Community Learning Centers' SLPS teachers to get raises for the first time in three years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slps-teachers-get-raises-first-time-three-years <p>St. Louis Public Schools employees will get raises for the first time since the 2008-2009 school year under a contract approved Tuesday night by the state-appointed Special Administrative Board that oversees the district.</p><p>Members of the American Federation of Teachers Local 420 voted overwhelmingly earlier in the week to approve the new three-year deal, which takes effect immediately.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 05:11:06 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2485 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLPS teachers to get raises for the first time in three years