Segment 1: What will an all-girls public education institute look like in Kansas City?
The Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy will open its doors in 2019 as the first single-gender, open-enrollment charter public school in Kansas City. Today, we learn more about the benefits and drawbacks to single-sex education.
- Susan Wilson, vice chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion at UMKC
- Tara Haskins, school leader, Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy
Segment 2, beginning at 30:48: How can proms be more inclusive of the LGBTQ community?
In pop culture, proms have been represented primarily through a heterosexual perspective. Today, we find out how a prom event here in Kansas City is looking to provide an inclusive environment for LGBTQ students.
- Frances Grimstad, board member, KC Center for Inclusion
- Daniel Long, president of Gay Straight Alliance at Shawnee Mission East
The Kansas City Center for Inclusions' Third Annual Equality Teen Prom is being held on Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral. For ticketing and information, visit InclusiveKC.org.