St. Louis Public Schools

Snow days
4:39 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

Snow days pile up for local schools

(via Flickr/comedy_nose)

It's been an above-average winter for snowfall in St. Louis, and that's wreaking havoc with the schedules for area school districts.

By state law, Missouri students have to be in class for at least 174 days and 1,044 hours. Most districts build a few extra classroom days into the schedule in order to be able to call school in case of bad weather.

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Morning News Round-up
9:53 am
Thu January 27, 2011

Morning headlines: STL Public Schools $150 million renovations begin in May, number of state workers on Medicaid declines, Enterprise Rent-A-Car announces sustainability effort

The St. Louis-based company Enterprise Rent-a-Car announced its Enterprise Sustainable Construction Protocol yesterday. This is a photo of one of their many nationwide offices. (via Flickr/The Consumerist)
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Education
6:04 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

St. Louis Public Schools to adopt more inclusive policy for charter schools

(via Flickr/alkruse24)

The St. Louis Public School District is adopting a more inclusive policy for charter schools.

Historically, the district has accused charters of siphoning away students and resources.

St. Louis Public Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams says the time has to be more proactive in regard to charters.

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Cass Tech High School
9:11 am
Thu January 13, 2011

St. Louis developer interested in iconic Detroit school

A classroom in the old Cass Tech building (BuildingsofDetroit.com)

If you were listening to NPR's Morning Edition around 6:30 a.m. or again around 8:30 a.m., you might have heard a familiar name - developer Richard Baron, of McCormack Baron Salazar.

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