The rules for Kansas City returning to class in 2020 are contradictory, arbitrary and always in flux.
Moreover, let's not kid ourselves and realize that both the election, civil unrest and/or cold & flu season could change EVERYTHING.
Accordingly, here's how the mainstream reports the crisis in the making and the only life lesson that matters: Things Change.
Kansas City Plans To FAIL?!?!
Students and staff in 22 districts in the Kansas City metro area are starting the new school year this week.Each district has its own unique plan for returning to school -- some with students in class full-time, others working on a hybrid schedule, and some students are starting the new school year the same way they finished last year -- totally online.
Meth Town Returns
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KTV) -- The Independence School District starts in-person learning on Monday. There are going to be fewer students building at all grade levels. Elementary schools are in-person with an online option Grades 6-12 are in a hybrid plan. Middle and high school students are now on an alternating schedule.
Growing Education Alternatives
SHAWNEE, Kan. - Just before COVID-19 forced schools across the metro to close last Spring, students in the culinary arts department at the Shawnee Mission School District planted an acre and a half of produce. All summer, many of those same students and volunteers worked the fields that are now ready to harvest.
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) --- This week the State of Missouri changed its requirements to become a substitute teacher. Will Kansas? In order to teach at any school in Kansas, you need at least 60 college credits.
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