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Past articles by Tim:

‘The Collective’ plans to make St. Louis’ tech scene more inclusive

Even though St. Louis’ tech startup scene is growing, it is not always the most inclusive environment for women and people of color. A group of 12 local → Read More

Charter schools looking for ways to increase student diversity

As with the rest of the country, most white and black children in St. Louis go to separate schools. It’s a topic our We Live Here team has been digging → Read More

Jennings School District taps McCoy as next superintendent

Updated 6:30 p.m. with comments from McCoy, board-- The Jennings School District has selected a superintendent to fill the shoes of the woman credited with → Read More

Mississippi set to crest at St. Louis Friday as wave of high water rolls through area rivers

The Mississippi River is expected to crest in St. Louis over the next 24 hours and then quickly recede. The swollen Mississippi River has barge traffic at → Read More

Finding student success in the tree tops at Maplewood Richmond Heights

Kaiya Timmermeier is standing under a big oak tree in the parking lot of Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School. She is more than a little freaked out → Read More

Affton School District joins national effort to rethink textbooks

The Affton School District has joined a growing movement to reboot the way textbooks are used in classrooms. The south St. Louis County district is one of → Read More

We Live Here: Surviving school suspensions

There is this term that gets thrown around in education circles that we felt needs some exploring. School to prison pipeline. It sounds like schools are → Read More

Annual report cards close up: How troubled schools are managing to improve

For three of the St. Louis area's low-performing school districts, this year's Annual Performance Review showed marked improvement. But the success has not → Read More

We Live Here: St. Louis educators share their stories of tackling race, bias and discipline

Racial disparities are a huge topic in education. And Missouri schools — specifically those in the St. Louis area — have been singled out as having some of → Read More

Striking East St. Louis teachers head back to negotiations

Updated Oct. 13, 4 p.m. Striking teachers and the East St. Louis school district say they will resume negotiations on Wednesday. Teachers walked off the → Read More

East St. Louis teacher strike: negotiations stall, no future talks scheduled

Updated Oct. 5, 8:45 p.m. negotiations stall. There’s no end in sight for the teacher strike in East St. Louis. On Monday, representatives for both the → Read More

Report: Legal, cultural barriers make hiring international students a challenge in St. Louis

Hanging on to more international students they graduate from university could help large companies grow in St. Louis, but an obstacle course of legal and → Read More

Saint Louis University builds teacher pipeline for urban schools

Saint Louis University’s School of Education is launching a new teacher training program this week that’s specifically designed for urban education. The → Read More

We Live Here: I first realized there was such a thing as race when…

It’s Labor Day, and like many of you, we’re taking the day off to enjoy some extra time with friends and family. As we settle in for our backyard barbecues → Read More

Report: ‘Attendance gap’ starts early, erodes students' success

Lost learning time often means lost potential. That’s the message from a new national report from nonprofits Attendance Works and Healthy Schools Campaign. → Read More

For classmates of Jamyla Bolden, teddy bears and books help ease heartbreak

Pastor Willis Johnson of Wellspring Church led fourth graders at Koch Elementary in an affirmation. “I am somebody!” Johnson exclaimed. “I am somebody!” → Read More

Shifting state standards make student progress hard to map

For any school district, the path to success is rarely clear, but in Missouri, new numbers create a MAP that is particularly hard to read. And that picture → Read More

District-by-district MAP results show continued struggles in some area schools

New test results for Missouri schools released Monday show that Normandy and Riverview Gardens, the only unaccredited districts in the state, continue to → Read More

City officials aim to get more kids to class

You can’t teach kids if they’re not in class. With more than 27,000 students heading back to St. Louis Public Schools next week, as well as many of the → Read More

MAP results show achievement gap persists in Missouri schools

Missouri students took a new MAP test in the spring, but results released Tuesday show that the achievement gap between all students and disadvantaged → Read More