The Writers Place http://kcur.org en Literacy KC & The Writers Place Team Up To Help Adult Students Learn To Read http://kcur.org/post/literacy-kc-writers-place-team-help-adult-students-learn-read <p>Approximately 225,000 adults in the Kansas City area function at the lowest literacy level. On this Thursday's <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>, </em>a look at how illiteracy is closely linked to poverty, unemployment and health issues, and an area class working to bridge that gap.</p><p>Then, in the second half of our show, a quick legal bootcamp for musicians. From copyrights to royalties, our guest <strong>Donald Simon</strong> has advice for all the legalese that can put a jam in your jamming.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:48:10 +0000 Andrea Silenzi, Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 23984 at http://kcur.org Literacy KC & The Writers Place Team Up To Help Adult Students Learn To Read Turner Students Release Poetry Collection http://kcur.org/post/turner-students-release-poetry-collection <p><strong><a href="http://www.turnerusd202.org/">Turner High School</a></strong><a href="http://www.turnerusd202.org/"> </a>teachers <strong>Marlee Stempleman</strong> and <strong>Jessica Kendall</strong> have fashioned a poetry project called the <a href="http://ifevertheworld.wordpress.com"><strong>Troubadours Poetry Club</strong></a> where students express themselves by writing and sharing their work. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 01:16:02 +0000 Andrea Silenzi 9108 at http://kcur.org Turner Students Release Poetry Collection