Across the metro, Kansas City schools are serving more students of color, especially Latinos, but that diversity isn't reflected on school boards. Without representation, students of color can feel like no one's looking out for their interests. Those tensions played out recently in Lee's Summit, where the all-white school board clashed with the district's first black superintendent over diversity training.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Lesson In Diversity: Coalition Against Mostly White Kansas City School Boards
Tonight's teachable moment targets the "executive" branch of public education and pushes for change, representation and greater access to thankless jobs. Read more: