Maria Benevento | The BeaconEducation Reporter, Kansas City Beacon
Maria Benevento is the education reporter at The Kansas City Beacon. She is a Report for America corps member.
The Missouri school district says teachers must have parental permission before referring to their students by names or pronouns that don’t match their gender assigned at birth.
The Kansas Promise Scholarship will pay the cost of tuition, fees and books for students in dozens of programs at Johnson County Community College and Kansas City, Kansas Community College.
At the liberal arts college in Liberty, Missouri, a group of researchers called the Slavery, Memory and Justice Project has caused a reckoning with the college's past.
Students with jobs or children are among those that could benefit from a new KCPS program offering evening classes from 4-7 p.m.