Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kansas City Teaching Moment News Links



Our 2nd favorite Cameron Diaz movie in the whole wide world features the hottie actress saying some pretty horrible stuff amid her tenure as a fake teacher. Accordingly, here are a few more links regarding local education or lack thereof . . . Take a look:

Kangaroo Fight Against Rape

UMKC students 'break silence' on sexual assault

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Denim probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the crime of sexual assault, but today at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the fabric is the force behind rape awareness and prevention. "We're kind of breaking the silence.


Kansas City School Food Fight

Parents question food after illness at Center Middle School

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At Center Middle School things are getting back to normal a week after a nasty illness swept through the building. The illness sickened at least 50 students and teachers. The district believes it was a case of stomach flu.


Meet The Golden Ghetto New Boss

Dr. Kenny Southwick Named Interim Shawnee Mission School Superintendent

The Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday night to name Dr. Kenny Southwick as interim superintendent for Shawnee Mission schools. Jim Hinson, who has headed the district for the past four years, unexpectedly announced his retirement last week. His last day is June 30.


KCMO Shooting Youngster Consequences
Prosecutors charge 16-year-old as adult for shooting at woman from vehicle
Air Soft Fear In The Suburbs

Hickman Mills facebook live threat raises questions for parents

Authorities say parents need to have ongoing safety discussions about the good and the bad sides of the internet


Lesson In Protest Against FB Threats

Fort Osage High School parents, students protest after racial threat

JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. - Parents and students protested outside of Fort Osage High School Wednesday morning after a racial threat was posted on social media. The threat targeted African-American students and brought up how the writer wanted to come to the school and shoot them.


Show-Me Education Bright Side

State budget fully funds Missouri's K-12 schools, though Greitens can say no

Updated April 26 with more details from Tuesday night's actions - What once seemed a challenge became reality Tuesday: Missouri's K-12 schools will be fully funded under next year's budget, something only Gov. Eric Greitens can change.


And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

5 Comments:

Anonymous said...

It's hard to imagine more effective action against campus rape than decorating jeans or a more impressive and effective stand against social media racist comments than standing around with signs in a parking lot.
Everybody's a celebrity.
And everyone gets a couple minutes on tv.
Pitiful.

Anonymous said...


Blacks are moving into the suburbs and with that comes losing your freedoms because they cry racism. I don't think it's right to threaten them, that's their tactic, but they need to stay with their own kind.

KC Jd said...

Or you should probably just give up on life and move to Harrisonville. That would be a better solution for everyone.

Anonymous said...

Dezzman? Shocking he wasn't destined to be the CEO of a company with a name like that. Yet another stupid thing black people do.

Anonymous said...

Harrisonville ain't the homely little rural town it once was. Plenty of denizens from Troost running around here. Visiting ex girlfriends according to the top cop and underlings.