During the pandemic, schools in Europe and the U.S. have erected tents in their yards or expanded school gardens. Forest preschools go a step beyond that. Their advocates say nature should be the tool for learning, not just the backdrop.
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As COVID-19 cases in Germany top 20,000 per day and social life is restricted, most schools and daycares remain open, unlike in spring.
German students headed back to school after a two-month lockdown in the spring. Eight months after the pandemic began, many students in Kansas City and St. Louis are still learning at home.
Education reporter Ryan Delaney joined St. Louis on the Air from Berlin to discuss what he’s learned about the German way of handling education in the pandemic.
This is the second chapter in the story of Kim Daniel, who is coping with the pandemic in a neighborhood plagued by chronic illness and much shorter life spans than those in predominantly white neighborhoods in St. Louis.
Add the looming threat of a pandemic to a toxic stew of disadvantages in St. Louis communities.
Court records show that Missouri’s federally funded drug task forces have often failed to set up required oversight commissions, failed to hold oversight meetings in public and repeatedly failed to respond to Sunshine Act requests for public information.
No police officer or prosecutor testified in public against Rep. Shamed Dogan's bill to reform civil asset forfeiture tools. But their behind-the-scenes lobbying prompted the House Rules Committee chair to kill the bill.
A data-driven investigation of civil asset forfeiture by St. Louis Public Radio reveals how police routinely seize large amounts of cash and are able to keep the money to build jails, construct new police headquarters, buy police cars and purchase computers and other electronic gear.
When Judy Gladney began attending University City High School in the '60s, she was one of its very first African American students, and found herself bridging two disparate worlds.
When Teddy Washington was walking with nine other black incoming Washington University students from the IHOP in Clayton back to campus, the last thing he expected was for the night to end in a confrontation with police officers.
How does civil asset forfeiture work? An image-based explainer.