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BELLERIVE ACRES • The University of Missouri Board of Curators unanimously approved a new board chair Friday morning during its meeting on the St. Louis campus.

Maurice "Marcy" Graham, a Clayton resident and president of the law firm Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C., will lead the board during 2017.

Graham is a Central Methodist University and Mizzou alumnus. He was...

A dozen drinking fountains and sinks at 10 St. Louis Public School campuses are so contaminated with lead that they are being removed permanently from service.

Eight drinking fountains also have failed the district’s test for lead for the second or third time, Roger CayCe, the district’s deputy superintendent of operations, said at the district’s special administrative board meeting Thursday....

ST. LOUIS • From a new diversity class for all employees at St. Louis Community College to requiring bias training for hiring managers at the University of Missouri System, both schools issued separate reports this week highlighting accomplishments and goals to make the respective schools more inclusive to all.

St. Louis Community College issued its "Diversity Action Plan" Tuesday, breaking...

It’s normal for Chris Holmes to tear up when he teaches at Miriam Academy. He does so because he sees his 23-year-old autistic son in the faces of his students.

“It was ... challenging to raise him. My gosh, it was so hard,” Holmes said. “And he needed a place like this. And it didn’t exist.”

He could find no...

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Forsythe Receives Recognizing Achievement Award

Deborah Forsythe is an English/drama teacher in the Monroe/Randolph Regional Office of Education Alternative Education Program which is housed at the Beck Area Career Center. On Friday, Oct. 30, she was presented with a Recognizing Achievement Award at the Illinois State Board of Education Board Meeting in Springfield, according to a press release.

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