On this week’s edition of Ruckus, Mike Shanin interviews Titus Bond from the Remington Research Group about the polling process and public opinion research. Then Jamekia Kendrix, Jon Stephens, Steve Glorioso and Patrick Tuohey discuss the Kansas Supreme Court decision on school funding, the ruling on the convention hotel petition and the political maneuvering in ...Continue Reading
Renowned paleo-sculptor Gary Staab owes a lot to the taxidermied animals at the Hastings College Museum of Natural and Cultural History. It wasn’t until college while sketching a diorama for his drawing class that Staab realized there was a way for him to combine his love of science and art. “I had this epiphany,” Staab ...Continue Reading
KCPT’s annual Tech Conference—March 1 at the Kauffman Conference Center— is fast approaching. If you’re an educator or school administrator looking for innovative tools and strategies, here are five reasons you won’t want to miss this year’s conference: Keynote speaker Alicia Levi, Vice President of PBS Education Get inspired and energized as you hear from ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Alvin Brooks about his role in the civil rights movement in Kansas City and to get his perspective on lingering problems facing Kansas City today. Then Crosby Kemper III, Lisa Johnston, Gwen Grant and Steve Rose discuss the collapse of the BNIM deal and its implications for TIF in KC, Kansas Governor ...Continue Reading
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
Over 200 people joined KCPT at Union Station for a special sneak peek of "NOVA: Icemen Reborn" with paleo-sculptor Gary Staab.