Lizzy Buczak
June 30, 2020 - 12:51 pm
Wil Loesel’s first year of teaching is one he’ll never forget. Loesel isn’t just working from home, he’s working from the hospital amid a global pandemic as he battles cancer. He says he’s doing it for his students. Read more.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 10, 2020 - 2:29 pm
While watching the protests across the country after the death of George Floyd, one teacher wanted to take this opportunity to educate her classroom.
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Rebecca Crockett
April 28, 2020 - 10:05 am
“I’ve had to sit back and wonder if I’m doing enough or if I’m doing too much. Just truly not having them right in front of me to see if they’re grasping these concepts, and kind of learning to let go.”
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KMBZ News Staff
November 12, 2019 - 6:36 am
SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Shawnee Mission School District teachers say they want a higher salary and smaller class sizes. Teachers voiced their needs at a board of education meeting Monday night. David Smith, spokesman for the Shawnee Mission School District, said teachers have received a three percent pay...
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Bill Grady
May 16, 2019 - 6:04 am
The Kansas City Public School district is focusing more energy in recruiting as a growing teacher shortage continues across the country. District officials did not immediately have statistics to determine how many new teachers will be needed for the 2019-2020 academic year. Teachers unions and...
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July 11, 2018 - 4:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican candidates for Kansas governor are differing on whether the state should encourage public schools to allow teachers to be armed to stop shootings. Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Tuesday that he supports arming teachers because schools need "a good guy with a gun...
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