schools http://kcur.org en Proposed Legislation Would Require Gun Owning Parents To Notify Schools http://kcur.org/post/proposed-legislation-would-require-gun-owning-parents-notify-schools <p>Legislation filed in the Missouri Senate would require parents to notify their kids’ schools if they are gun owners. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:00:06 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30838 at http://kcur.org Funding Verdict Against Kansas City Public Schools http://kcur.org/post/funding-verdict-against-kansas-city-public-schools <p>The Missouri Court of Appeals' Western Court ruled Tuesday against the Kansas City, Missouri School District, now known as the <a href="http://www.kcpublicschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1">KCPS</a>. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:16:27 +0000 Laura Spencer & Maria Carter 23193 at http://kcur.org Funding Verdict Against Kansas City Public Schools For-Profit Schools Under Fire For Targeting Veterans http://kcur.org/post/profit-schools-under-fire-targeting-veterans Hundreds of thousands of veterans have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years, eager to get an education under the new post-Sept. 11 GI Bill.<p>Many vets looking for a school find they are inundated by sales pitches from institutions hungry for their government benefits. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 07:25:00 +0000 Larry Abramson 15658 at http://kcur.org For-Profit Schools Under Fire For Targeting Veterans African-Centered Schools Fight To Maintain Autonomy http://kcur.org/post/african-centered-schools-fight-maintain-autonomy <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce31a2eed97-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce31a2eed97-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce31a2eed97-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-889528.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Recently, the schools have been in the news because the district wants to combine the 786 students into one building, as part of is "right-sizing" plan, which parents and the school's administrators vehemently oppose. To find out more about the program, KCUR's Susan B. Wilson recently went to the ACE campus to look around.</p> Mon, 08 Mar 2010 18:31:03 +0000 Susan B. Wilson & Laura Ziegler 6393 at http://kcur.org African-Centered Schools Fight To Maintain Autonomy