Should parents decide what schools can teach?
With congressional redistricting out of the limelight for now, education issues are moving to the forefront in Topeka and Jefferson City.
Congressional redistricting has sucked a lot of the oxygen out of this year’s legislative sessions in both states. But, with the Kansas map headed to federal court and the Missouri debate on hold thanks to a group of immovable senators, the rest of the legislative agenda is getting some air time.
KCUR's Brian Ellison speaks with Tessa Weinberg, who covers education and health care for the Missouri Independent, and Suzanne Perez, who covers education policy for the Kansas News Service, about debates over critical race theory and other education issues in Topeka and Jefferson City.
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