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Central Standard

Seg. 1: School Walkouts. Seg. 2: Kansas And Remunerations.

Segment 1: National School Walkout Day.

This morning, students around the country walked out of their classrooms to protest gun violence and to demand action on mass shootings. We hear about what happened in KC and examine whether schools have a role in fostering student activism.

Segment 2, beginning at 25:23: Determining the monetary value of someone's life.

How much is a year of your life worth to you? The state of Kansas doesn't compensate people for years wrongfully spent in prison. After a handful of high-profile cases of wrongful convictions in the state, how would you even begin to do that math?

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter.