The way Kansas funds its schools through block grants to districts has just been declared unconstitutional. This week, the Kansas Supreme Court rules if state lawmakers don’t fix it by June 30, schools in Kansas “will be unable to operate.” So what does this ruling actually mean? Does it mean that if lawmakers can’t find ...Continue Reading
It’s not just love in the air this weekend. There’s also the sound of amazing music television programming coming your way: Tomorrow night On Friday evening, kick back with two legends from two different genres. At 9pm on KCPT, American Masters presents “BB King: The Life of Riley,” which delves into the blues legend’s life and career through candid interviews ...Continue Reading
We’re loving the latest — and last, sniff — season of “Downton Abbey.” As the Abbey and its inhabitants move toward modern thinking, we asked Caitlin Corcoran, the General Manager of Westport’s Ça Va and 2014 winner of the Paris of the Plains Bartending Competition, to create a cocktail for us. She drew inspiration from Maggie Smith’s ...Continue Reading
Over 200 people joined KCPT at Union Station for a special sneak peek of "NOVA: Icemen Reborn" with paleo-sculptor Gary Staab.
“Ready Jet Go!” VIDEO
PBS KIDS' new series, Ready Jet Go!, premieres on KCPT Presidents' Day, Monday, February 15 at 6:30am, 7:30am and 4pm. The series follows Jet Propulsion, a new kid in town who also happens to be an alien from outer space.
Which Jackson County, Missouri zip codes received the most or least TIF funding from 2010-2014? Explore the map, created as part of the recent documentary film “Our Divided City,” which explores crime on Kansas City’s East Side: