What should Kansas City Public Schools do next?
Kansas City Public Schools has a new interim superintendent, who has big plans for the district and says she knows "exactly what we need to do to move forward." Plus, a Kansas City woman shares her abortion story.
After the departure of longtime superintendent Mark Bedell, Dr. Jennifer Collier stepped into the role of interim superintendent. With 22 years of service in KCPS, Collier believes that experience will help her thrive. Up To Date's Steve Kraske spoke with Collier about her plans for the district moving forward.
Abortion is virtually illegal in Missouri, and depending on the outcome of the August 2 primary, Kansas may see a tightening on abortion access too. Kraske spoke with Kansas City entrepreneur Lauren Conaway about her life before and after getting an abortion.
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