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Local Educators Get STEM Outlook At White House

A few weeks ago, the White House held a STEM education workshop for 27 cities across the United States, and five representatives from Kansas City were invited to attend. On this edition of Up to Date, Steve Kraske finds out what they learned and how it could change local approaches to STEM.


  • LeAnn Smith is the executive director of Science Pioneers.
  • Martha McCabe is the manager of Stem Initiatives at the KC Stem Alliance.
  • Dr. Cynthia Lane is the superintendent of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.
Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.