Kirkwood kids find it's hard to talk about the tra
11:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2008

Kirkwood kids find it's hard to talk about the tragedy

In the weeks since the Feb. 7 assault
on the Kirkwood City Hall, a sizeable group of citizens has gathered
regularly to discuss issues of race and to search for understanding
and healing.  In contrast to the larger community, no groups have
formed at Kirkwood High School to specifically address these issues,
although the Black Achievement and Cultural Club, the Social Justice
Committee and students enrolled in the alternative education program,
Atlas, have discussed them.

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Charter schools
11:00 pm
Wed April 2, 2008

Charter schools

Following weeks of
English and math drills, tens of thousands of public school students
are sweating through another season of Missouri Assessment Program
testing. The scores are supposed to help the public figure out, among
other things, whether charter schools are as good an investment as
traditional public schools.

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