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Southbound I-29 near KCI reopens after semi truck fire causes shut down
The southbound lanes of Interstate 29 near the Kansas City International Airport have shut down after a transport truck caught fire near the Cookingham Drive exit, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.
How does the Church Respond to Suicide?
The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…
KCKPS Is Proud to Announce the 2018 Reasons to Believe Honorees
Contact: Melissa Fears, Director of Marketing and Communication, (913) 279-2225 Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2018 Reasons to Believe recognition. These are individuals whose accomplishments showcase their incredible skills and life stories, highlighting their perseverance, hard work and dedication. Their qualities exemplify to all of us why they are Reasons to Believe and inspirations to many The following honorees will be celebrated at the Central Office and Training Center on Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m Jeainnie Brown: certified public accountant, Hallmark Cards Inc. (1989 graduate, Wyandotte High School) Janie Gaunce: president and chief executive officer of Grapevine Designs, LLC (1976 graduate, Washington High School) Lyle Gibson: division…
Why More Students are Choosing Community Colleges over Traditional Four-Year Schools
Community colleges are quickly becoming a key competitor against four year universities – and for many good reasons! Learn about why more students are opting to enroll in their local community college, rather than going straight to four year institutions.
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
Hanzlick, Xu and Benson prevail in close JoCo races
Certified Johnson County election results were released Thursday, putting Hanzlick ahead of Osterhaus, Xu ahead of Rooker and Benson ahead of Rafie in close races. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to request a recount.
St. Rita School For The Deaf Is Celebrating 100 Years Of Educating
Beginning with only eleven students and a staff of three Sisters of Charity , a young priest, Father Henry Waldhaus , embarked on a mission which would
The 20 Best TV Dramas Since ‘The Sopranos’
It’s been 20 years since those ducks landed in Tony’s pool. A flock of extraordinary shows followed. These are the best dramas since 1999.
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.