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Hundreds of children around Franklin County are receiving free breakfasts and lunches through local public school districts’ distributions this summer, and the meals are not limited to students.

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The U.S. Education Department said Wednesday it's erasing student debt for thousands of borrowers who attended a for-profit college chain that made exaggerated claims about its graduates’ success in finding jobs.

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ECC named its Hansen Hall building after him, which Hansen later called “probably the biggest thrill of my life.”

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The Union R-XI School District Board of Education has approved spending $33,890 for civil engineering and surveying to help with stormwater drainage at Beaufort Elementary School.

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Memories of walking the hallways of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, being challenged to think critically and to be innovative by the faculty and staff, the joys of celebrating both academic and athletic achievements, the laughter shared among friends, the pride of being a Knight — t…

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Five Franklin County and St. Louis area tradeswomen made up the Four Rivers Career Center’s April 27 panel on women in trades careers. Instead of listing female role models, all of them said men had inspired them to join their fields.

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Union native Heather Luehr-Rice started attending East Central College in 2007. After 14 years of steady studying — one class at a time due to her cerebral palsy and mother’s death while enrolled — on May 16, she completed her degree.

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With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxing mask requirements for vaccinated people and some other school districts changing their policies, the Union R-XI School District also is considering changes.

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U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 this week — just as planned new guidelines say it's OK for people of any age to get a coronavirus shot at the same time as other needed vaccinations.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus.

Five St. Clair High School seniors were recently named distinguished student leaders by the Missouri Association of Student Councils. Brooklyn Hyatt, Taylor Johnson, Addyson Murphey, Haylee Tretmann and Elexis Wohlgemuth were recognized at the 73rd annual state convention held virtually in M…

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The girls’ gowns sparkled, and the boys’ boutonnieres were pronounced against their suits. But as Washington High School seniors encircled Lions Lake to take prom photos Saturday, brighter still was the collective joy. After months of remote or hybrid learning and a ban on large student gath…

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In a compromise after a debate at the Meramec Valley R-III School District Board of Education meeting April 21, members decided to reduce masking requirements for summer school students. They will revisit the decision in May when they vote on the finalized policy.

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After seeing how much local school districts could be getting from the recently passed federal stimulus bill, the Franklin County Commission is reducing the amount it plans to award schools.

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Months after giving some staff incentives to retire, the Union R-XI School District is adding five new positions.

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The Union R-XI School District Board of Education spent part of its March 17 meeting ripping proposed bills before the Missouri General Assembly.