Mike Shanin interviews Mike McShane, Director of Education Policy for the Show-Me Institute, about his book “Educational Entrepreneurship Today“. Then Lisa Johnston, Steve Glorioso, Cynthia Wheeler and Woody Cozad recap the Missouri legislative session, discuss potential candidates for the 2018 race for Kansas governor and analyze new plans for Kemper Arena and the American Royal.
Did Kansas lawmakers do enough to satisfy the state’s highest court this week? The Kansas Supreme Court gave lawmakers an ultimatum. Make funding equitable or face a shutdown of schools. The court listened to arguments on both sides for more than two-and-a-half hours this week. Did they deliver a verdict? Also on this Friday, May ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Kansas Secretary of Revenue Nick Jordan about the budget shortfall in Kansas. Then Mary O’Halloran, Gwen Grant, Ron Freeman and Jon Stephens discuss the biggest challenges for dealing with the budget crisis in Kansas, Yael Abouhalkah’s column about the initial reaction to the streetcar launch and what it means for its future ...Continue Reading
Guest post by Judy Ulitchny A Simple Beginning to a Great Adventure This wonderful adventure began with a visit to the library. While wandering through the stacks I saw the book, The Faith Club by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner. Intrigued by the title and the photo of three young women on the cover, I took ...Continue Reading
Over 100 creative authors submitted stories to the 2016 KCPT PBS Kids Writers Contest for Kindergarten through 3rd grade students. Here are this year's winners.
It’s a newsmaker edition of the program this week. With Kansas City Mayor Sly James pulling the plug on a KCI election, the streetcar launching and KCMO police announcing big cuts in law enforcement jobs, we dissect the three issues with three members of the city council. Teresa Loar KCMO City Council Quinton Lucas KCMO ...Continue Reading