St. Louis – Missouri state Auditor Claire McCaskill says oversight is lacking at the state's charter schools.
The schools receive public money, but are exempt from many of the regulations traditional public schools must follow.McCaskill released an audit Wednesday. Among other things, it found half the schools operating last year did not meet teacher certification requirements.
She also says some of the schools had money in uninsured bank accounts.
St. Louis, MO – The St. Louis County Council is considering extending a moratorium on new trash transfer stations.
Fred Weber, Inc. wants to build one on a quarry site in Oakville. That's drawn heavy opposition from area residents.
County Councilman Skip Mange says the region needs to look at the big picture before approving new garbage projects. "We have a problem," Mange said Tuesday. "We have to have a way to handle the trash.