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Missouri AG accuses 3 St. Louis-area schools of religious, race-based discrimination

6 hours 42 minutes ago
Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey is accusing three St. Louis-area school districts of discriminatory practices. The allegations involve hiring, students' clubs and gifted programs. Bailey sent cease and desist letters to Webster Groves, Lindbergh and Parkway School Districts on Sunday. He claims his office has received reports of religious and race-based discrimination against students and staff. The AG's letter to the Webster Groves School District claims officials there have instituted…
Mercedes Mackay

Washington University prioritizes need-based aid after years of low socioeconomic diversity

7 hours 26 minutes ago
Washington University in St. Louis β€” criticized a decade ago for rock-bottom low-income enrollment β€” says it has carved out spaces for economically disadvantaged students as part of a new plan to increase need-based aid. Late last year, the university announced that 21% of its freshmen were Pell eligible, meaning they showed financial need after filling out a federal student aid application, and 17% were the first in their families to attend college. Currently, Pell-eligible students make up…
Annelise Hanshaw