Research has told us, over and over, that the benefits of early childhood education are significant. Nobel Prize winning economist Dr. James Heckman asserts that early childhood education improves the productivity of both our children and society.
The executive director of the LGBT Center of St. Louis stepped down Monday. Leon Braxton Jr. turned in his resignation after the Board of Directors confronted him about personal uses of the organization's money.
Colin Lovett, the president of the board, declined to specify what the money was used for.
"It wasn't a ton," Lovett, the President of the Board said. "It was less than $5,000. They were personal in nature. And so it's somewhat of a personal in nature, that's all the detail we're able to go into at the moment."