A “Meet the Mentors” workshop at KCPT last week kicked off the fifth year of a collaborative mentoring program between Black & Veatch and KCPT. KCPT has expanded the program from two schools to eight for the current year, working with more than 400 fifth graders and 18 teachers in seven districts. To introduce the students to the world of ...Continue Reading
Kansas City, Mo — Oct. 1, 2015 Today marks the relaunch of KCPT’s digital magazine, Flatland (www.flatlandkc.org). Flatland shares digital-first series and stories that give you the best of people & places, eats & drinks, news & issues, arts & culture, and more. It features special reports from the Hale Center for Journalism, multimedia series ...Continue Reading
Mid America Regional Council’s Department of Early Learning Director, Jim Caccamo, stopped by Ruckus to discuss the impact of Head Start in its 50th year. 1. How has Head Start changed during its 50 year history? The mission really began to be a comprehensive program to provide early learning for children but also to provide ...Continue Reading
Last night’s total supermoon eclipse was the first of its kind since 1982 and the last until 2033. PBS NewsHour’s Larisa Epatko posts views from around the world at the online NewsHour:
An eye for the storm VIDEO
Since the moment Stephen Locke photographed a thunderstorm rolling across the Flint Hills in 1989, he’s been obsessed with capturing the power and beauty of weather systems. More than twenty-five years later, Locke spends six to nine months of the year racing from storm to storm creating timelapse videos of the super-cell thunderstorms that are ...Continue Reading
Join moderator Gwen Ifill for a town hall meeting that explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-America parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. Engage with other viewers and learn more about the town hall at PBS’s interactive home for the special.