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A Visit to St. Louis Cultural School

A Visit to St. Louis Cultural School

The AFSA General Executive Board had the opportunity to visit Bertha Gilkey PAMOJA Elementary/Middle Academy of the St. Louis Public Schools District during the GEB meeting. PAJOMA is located on the north side of St. Louis, in the heart of the city, with a population of 398  Preschool through 8th grade students. It has a community based enrollment, and any […]

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Union Charity Work Brings Christmas Year ‘Round; $2.84M Cash and Services Trove in St. Louis Area Shows Proof

By The St.  Louis Labor Tribune and Press Associates               ST.  LOUIS —When most Americans think of labor unions, they think of union members campaigning for causes – such as restoring the middle class – or politicians.   But unions are really a lot more, and a look at their charity efforts in the St. Louis area shows it.             That’s because what unions really are is […]

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Mine Workers to Vote on Settlement with Patriot Coal; Campaign Vs. Peabody Continues

ST. LOUIS —Some 1,800 active Mine Workers who toil in Kentucky and West Virginia for Patriot Coal – the financially creaky coal company that two bigger firms established six years ago to take retirees’ pensions and health care off their hands – will vote August 16 on a proposed settlement of their dispute with Patriot.

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St. Louis Principal Presented “Principal of the Year” Award

The St. Louis Public School District is pleased to announce that Debra Leto, principal at Mason School of Academic and Cultural Literacy, was named Principal of the Year by the St. Louis Symphony on April 18. An educator and a school leader with the district since 1994, Leto partnered with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra while an instructional coordinator at Carver Elementary.

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The Need for Professional Development

Originally published in the Spring 2011 edition of The Leader

AFSA Local 44 President Thomas Cason weighs in on the importance of professional development and his career in St. Louis public schools.

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