The state of Missouri’s 12-year takeover of the formerly unaccredited St. Louis Public Schools may be complete, but a legal dispute involving a $4 million default judgment against an ex-music teacher imprisoned for repeated sexual assault of a female student ...Read More »
The plaintiff in a discrimination lawsuit against the St. Louis Public School District was one vote short of a verdict in his favor, his lawyer said. The vote was 8-4 for the plaintiff, and in a civil case only nine jurors need to agree to a verdict.
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St. Louis Juvenile Court Judge Jimmie Edwards was tired of seeing 13- and 14-year-olds getting kicked out of school or passing through his courthouse, then returning to their troubled homes only to get mixed up on the streets again. And ...Read More »
The St. Louis Public School District is facing a lawsuit over its refusal to sell vacant school buildings to charter schools. The suit seeks the removal of deed restrictions placed on the sale of closed public school buildings by the Special Administrative Board of the Saint Louis Public School District. The deed restrictions prohibit buyers of closed SLPS buildings from reopening the building as a school for 100 years.Read More »
The St. Louis Public School District is facing a lawsuit over its refusal to sell vacant school building to charter schools. The lawsuit was filed this morning in the U.S. District Court in St. Louis by Rex Sinquefield and W. ...Read More »
A day late, Gov. Matt Blunt has weighed in on the state Supreme Court’s decision upholding the takeover of the St. Louis public schools. Blunt hailed the decision and said the administrative board is working to improve education for city ...Read More »