Kansas City Neighborhoods Shape Student Outcomes

Feb 1, 2017

In partnership with American Public Square, KCUR on Tuesday, January 24, hosted a panel discussion about the interplay between Kansas City neighborhoods and the schools within them.
Credit Elle Moxley / KCUR 89.3

The relationship between schools and the communities to which they belong is crucial. In the latest Conversation at the SquareKansas City Mayor Sly James, school superintendents Mark Bedell and Jim Hinson, and Citizens of the World CEO Kristin Droege explore how factors that educators have little or no control over can affect the performance of their students. This week's Local Listen features Springfield, Missouri, songbird Erica Joy.