College campuses in Kansas and Missouri are reopening, but many professors and staff can’t get a COVID-19 vaccine
The deaths of professors from COVID-19 highlight the delicate balance schools face in protecting staff while offering the fullest possible education to students.
K-12 enrollment has dropped during the pandemic, and schools and state governments are trying to find out if students transitioned to homeschool, private school or are truly unaccounted for.
The pandemic has presented a two-sided coin to the four big public universities in Kansas and Missouri. On one side, the dire enrollment predictions of the summer have turned out better — in one case, much better — than expected.
With the fall semester in full swing, colleges in Kansas and Missouri are scrambling to handle case spikes on their campuses.
As students begin the new school year with varying degrees of remote or online learning, the digital divide has become a bigger issue for Kansas City families during the pandemic.
Between free state Kansas and slave state Missouri, learning about the Civil War can be a night and day difference
As recent protests against police violence bring racism to the forefront, educators say that understanding the workings of racism in present-day America means learning about the sins of its past.
National homeschooling organizations are reporting spikes in interest in home education, particularly since the pandemic began sweeping across the country in the spring.
Combining old methods with new technologies, medical schools move toward hybrid education during COVID-19
COVID-19 is driving rapid changes in health care education programs that are grounded in tradition — and many of the changes might be here to stay. It’s affecting all medical education, from medical doctors to physical therapists and nursing.
Forty percent of Kansas City’s public schools are located within 1,000 feet of a tobacco retailer, and tobacco retailers are 10 times more concentrated in Kansas City’s poorest neighborhoods, according to a recent study.
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, teachers in Kansas and Missouri are left to grapple not only with the safety of their students, but also themselves. Many are scrambling to move lesson plans online. Others are retiring early. Some are preparing their wills.
With an increase in COVID-19 cases in Kansas and Missouri and less than two months before the semester begins, college administrators in and around Kansas City are still scrambling to figure out exactly what school will look like this fall in a coronavirus world — and if students are going to show up.
For many parents, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted any semblance of a normal workday. With day cares temporarily closing down because of the pandemic, parents like the Everetts are now tasked with juggling full-time childcare with full-time jobs.
Some colleges are insisting that all students — with authorized exceptions for international and low-income students — leave campus.