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Photography by Izaiah Johnson

The nonprofit seeks to even the playing field for kids from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Read more

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The organization spearheading the merger plan says the public school system is beyond the scope of what it was originally tasked to do. Read more

Politics

Academic standouts, entrepreneurs, dynamic dreamers, big personalities, top talents, super achievers, trailblazers…and they haven't even graduated from high school. Read more

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Teaching students resilience in the face of adversity Read more

Education

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Sex ed at local schools continues to evolve with the times. Read more

Education

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Photography by Sean Gilligan Photography, courtesy of St. Joseph's Academy

Miriam School expands to include high school–age students. Churchill Center & School works to integrate students back into traditional school systems. Read more

Education

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Illustration by Ryan Snook

How much stock should we put in the scores? Read more

Education

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

For the average commercial airline passenger, St. Louis Downtown Airport might seem like an enigma. For one thing, the name is a misnomer: The region’s second-busiest airport isn’t actually downtown. Read more

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Taste of St. Louis. Photograph by ProPhotoSTL

Over the past two years, St. Louis’ festival landscape has come to resemble a game of musical chairs. For a host of complex reasons, event organizers are trying new locations, leaving the downtown area without some of its signature events. Read more

Fairs and Festivals

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

St. Louis schools are seeking new ways to improve education, from rethinking public policies to reexamining longtime traditions. Read more

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Illustration by Mike Ellis

Six ways to level the playing field for public schools Read more

Education

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Illustration by Mike Ellis

There’s a fine line between being involved and being a “helicopter” parent. Here are five tips for finding the right balance. Read more

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Illustration by Andrea D’aquino

“Let’s do this,” Dieter Pauwels says. Five people, including myself, follow Pauwels into a serene studio space that’s often used for yoga classes. It is 6 p.m. on a Sunday night. I slip off my shoes, unsure of what to expect next... Read more

Health

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Photography by Whitney Curtis

Lambert–St. Louis International Airport isn’t so international anymore. But it’s trying. Here’s a look at our airport: what it is, and what it could be. Read more

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Photography by Whitney Curtis

On any given day, Terminal 1 at Lambert–St. Louis International Airport is teeming with activity. Yet this hive is something of an illusion... Read more

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Photography courtesy of the Landmarks Association of St. Louis, the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, the Library of Congress’ Harris & Ewing Collection

In Douglas Adams’ novel The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, the author notes that “in no known language does the phrase ‘As lovely as an airport’ appear.” But there is a case to be made for Lambert’s original design... Read more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

A dynamic duo's blog explores the legal realm of superheroes and supervillains. Read more

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Illustration by Sam Washburn

From cleaning robots to screaming monkeys and soiled “wine diapers,” SLM peeks inside a fast-moving company that’s online—and offbeat. Read more