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Seg. 1: Missouri Teacher Pay. Seg. 2: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

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.

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?

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.