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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:26pm

MAPLEWOOD — Bonita Jamison has been named superintendent of the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District, effective July 1.

Jamison currently serves as an administrator in the Ferguson-Florissant School District.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:26pm

ST. LOUIS — The members of American Federation of Teachers Local 420 voted to approve a new three-year contract with St. Louis Public Schools after eight months of negotiations.

The local union represents more than 2,000 teachers and support staff in St. Louis.

The contract includes a $1,900 bonus this month and pay raises of 4% starting in March, 3% in 2022 and 3% in 2023. The school district also agreed to raise its minimum hourly wage to $15, which affects some teaching assistants and clerical staff.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:26pm

A St. Charles family has donated more than $1 million to the Missouri Boys State Memorial Trust for scholarships and grants.

The gift from Leo (Tony) and Lisa Vogel is the largest in the trust's nearly 40-year history.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:26pm

The board of education for St. Louis Public Schools will have at least two new members after the April 6 election.

The general election ballot will include three open seats to fill on the seven-member school board.

Incumbent Natalie Vowell is defending her seat, while board president Dorothy Rohde Collins and vice president Susan Jones did not file for re-election.

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 3:19pm

Some students will return to classrooms this month for the first time since March as school districts complete their spring semester plans.

St. Louis Public Schools will reopen its middle and high schools Jan. 11, following a week of virtual learning after the winter break. About two-thirds of students in the district are expected to return to buildings, with the rest staying virtual.

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