What Makes a Teacher Unqualified?

Our columnist notes that 3,000 teaching positions were left vacant or filled by someone not qualified. He takes a humorous look back to his own school days and wonders what makes a teacher unqualified?


Back-to-School Discounts for Teachers

Downtown Kansas City is hosting its very own Teacher Appreciation Week from August 22-26, 2022.


March 2, 1944

The Kansas City school board agrees to hire married women to teach. Though many women were already teaching, school districts across the state had barred married women from the jobs, so they could focus on duties at home. As of 2019, more than 80 percent of teachers nationwide were women.