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ST. LOUIS • The early childhood center where Michon Watson sends her 3-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter has done as much for her as it has for them.

Watson, 21, had no home of her own when she was looking for an early-care provider for her son. She had bad experiences with day care centers where children sat in front...

Missouri released its annual report cards on school districts and charter schools Wednesday, but issues with state standardized tests make it difficult to know exactly how well schools did and how their scores compare to previous years.

At issue is the state’s omission of scores on two required high school-level tests — algebra I and English II — from calculations...

The meeting to decide whether to replace Missouri's top school leader appears to be set for next week.

The State Board of Education will hold a closed meeting at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Jefferson State Office Building in Jefferson City to discuss the "hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees" of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary...

ST. LOUIS • An executive with Enterprise Holdings Inc. is issuing a challenge with a $10 million gift to Washington University announced Tuesday.

The challenge is for other donors to make gifts of all sizes for scholarships. Enterprise’s executive chairman Andy Taylor and his wife, Barbara, will match the total of those contributions up to $10 million.

The couple created...

BELLERIVE • The University of Missouri-St. Louis is bulking up class offerings during nights, weekends and online.

Except maybe not in that order.

UMSL recently started UMSL NOW — nights, online and weekends — which is an office focused solely on the needs of the many students who operate on non-traditional college schedules.

In many ways, these students are the...

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