The exodus of teachers from Kansas has caught the nation's eye. As KCUR launches a series highlighting the numerous challenges Kansas and Missouri teachers face, we ask three educators what a day in their lives looks like.
- Patrick Flynn is a 20-year veteran math teacher at Olathe East. He just won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
- Rebeka McIntosh is in her 21st year in the Grandview school district. This is her seventh year at the district’s alternative school.
- Chris Orlando is a 7th Grade social studies teacher in Lawrence. This is his fourth year as a teacher at Southwest Middle School.