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Apr 23, 2018

In a speech earlier this year, the U.S. Secretary of Education called Common Core a disaster. In addition, Secretary Betsy DeVos said, “At the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is dead." Despite that proclamation, one political scientist says Common Core is very much alive, with twenty-four states reviewing...


Apr 16, 2018

Some 15 years ago, K-State Research and Extension became part of a national effort to increase its audience base. The idea was not simply to increase numbers but to learn how to effectively interact with the many ethnic, cultural, racial and religious groups across the state. A decision was made to bring in trainers...


Apr 9, 2018

For far too long there has been a belief that kids who grow up in poverty or kids who grew up confronting inequality can overcome the obstacles of getting into college if they just work at it…if they simply persevere. But one educator says that is a myth…a myth about equality and opportunity.

Guest: Dr. Linda...


Apr 2, 2018

We are surrounded by computers…at the bank, at work, at home, in our cars, on airplanes, and even on our wrists. They are ubiquitous. We use them to vote and run our democracy, to figure our taxes, how long it takes to get to grandma’s, how much money we have in the bank, to communicate with our family, and to tell...