Segment 1: Teacher pay in Missouri comes in almost dead last compared to the other 50 states.
Missouri places 49th in a study ranking teacher pay state-by-state. In this conversation, we discuss why that is and look into how the issue affects local educators.
- Jessica Piper, high school teacher in Maryville, Missouri
- Aurora Meyer, spokesperson, Missouri State Teachers Association
- Elle Moxley, KCUR's education reporter
Segment 2, beginning at 40:00: Local 'Edit-A-Thon' helps increase number of online articles about African American artists from Kansas City.
Wikipedia offers a breadth of knowledge, with one catch: all of their articles are written by everyday volunteers. So how do you drum up support for subjects that don't necessarily get the digital attention they deserve?
- Amelia Nelson, Head of Library and Archives, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art