ST. LOUIS — After two decades at Bierbaum Elementary in south St. Louis County, after touching hundreds of young lives and after grading thousands of pages of homework, this was to be the year that Peggy Fitzpatrick retired.
Some Missouri teachers putting retirement plans on hold
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