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What's Vital to STL? | Suspended Futures: Understanding School Discipline

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"Suspended Futures: The School Discipline Debate" is a town hall organized by St. Louis Public Radio, the Nine Network and Focus St. Louis, examining the link between school discipline, suspension and expulsion, and racial bias in the St. Louis region.

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What's Vital to STL? | Suspended Futures: Terra'Nai's Story

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Terra'Nai Mooring began acting out and getting suspended from school when she was 8 years old. It wasn't until a school administrator intervened and set high expectations for her behavior that Terra'Nai turned her negative behavior around.

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What's Vital to STL? | Soul of Ferguson

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St. Louis musicians present their soul-themed concert to promote community and healing.

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What's Vital to STL? | Suspended Futures: Student Conversation

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Producer Anne-Marie Berger spoke to a group of students from across the St. Louis region regarding their experiences with school discipline.

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What's Vital to STL? | Suspended Futures: Teacher Conversation

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Producer Anne-Marie Berger sits down with teachers from across the region to get their take on school discipline.

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What's Vital to STL? | Ferguson Commission Report Released

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The 198-page report provides a number of recommendations of change for the St. Louis community connected to law enforcement, economic and educational policies.

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In 2014, the St. Louis area became daily front-page news not only across the country but around the world following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Once the worldwide spotlight faded, many of the issues that arose – equality, racism, and justice system changes among several others – remained. 

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