Before he gave the oath of office to the five appointed members of the new board of the Normandy Schools Collaborative Tuesday, state school board vice president Mike Jones also gave them some advice.
First, he told them that what they are doing is not community service, it is public service.
“The community is always grateful for your service,” Jones said. “The public always is not.”
Then, he noted that while the Missouri state school board may have confirmed their appointments, the big job ahead is theirs.
A top aide to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley unleashed scathing criticism Tuesday at his boss’ Democratic rival for county executive.
It was part of yet another highly charged county council meeting filled with arguments, insults, recriminations and heated confrontations.
Mike Jones, Senior policy advisor to St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley, has been nominated to the Missouri state Board of Education.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced his nomination via press release today.
St. Louis is one big step closer to securing a potentially lucrative trade partnership with China.
The Midwest-China Hub Commission announced today that China Eastern Airlines has agreed to open up talks with Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
The step signals that the plan has moved out of the plausibility phase and into a logistical phase.
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