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Digital Content Producer
December 10, 2019 - 8:02 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — A teacher in the Mehlville School District is on administrative leave while the district investigates an assignment that included pricing slaves. Fifth-grade students at Blades Elementary School in south St. Louis County last week were given a westward expansion assignment that...
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Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 2:57 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Several students face discipline for editing a screenshot of a Missouri middle school website to include a racist slur against black people. Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said Monday that the students posted the altered screenshot online so the image...
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Digital Content Producer
October 16, 2019 - 10:13 am
She hoped it would "spark discussion."
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Digital Content Producer
September 30, 2019 - 11:39 am
(KFTK) - An investigation is underway at a Florida middle school after a teacher called President Donald Trump an "idiot" on a quiz for students. A letter was sent to all parents with an apology from the school stating that the teacher "has been reassigned during this process." The quiz given to...
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Associated Press
September 06, 2019 - 2:06 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he's been unfairly and incorrectly portrayed as anti-gay after recording a video encouraging Christian students to take their bibles to school. The video was disseminated by an organization called Focus on the Family, which has...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:53 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFTK) — With the help of four elementary students and a state rep, Ski soda might just become the official state soda of Illinois. This week, kids from Germantown Elementary School visited State Rep. Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and went before the House State Government...
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Woman struggling to change flat car tire on countryside road
(Dreamstime)
December 18, 2018 - 9:16 am
A school official said she got the idea from a Facebook post that said kids 'needed a class in high school about taxes and cooking'.
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(Radio.com)
November 16, 2018 - 4:04 pm
At the St. Louis snow wasn't this bad!
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Sugar Cookies
Dreamstime
October 18, 2018 - 3:10 pm
Is this what they teach in home-ec these days? A 16-year-old in California allegedly handed out sugar cookies to her classmates this month that she baked herself with one very gross ingredient: her dead grandfather's ashes. "The cookies were gray and they didn’t look like regular sugar cookies...I...
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