The Columbia Public School district is in the midst of deciding new start times for the district's elementary, middle and high schools. We discuss the options on the table and explore how the changes could affect parents, students and teachers.
Christine King, vice president, Columbia Board of Education
Mark Maus, principal, Rock Bridge High School
We hear from the author of a new book that retraces the route William Least Heat-Moon took in his bestselling book, Blue Highways. But first, a conversation with MU Provost Brian Foster about the latest developments concerning the University of Missouri Press. Hosted by Rehman Tungekar.
Brian Foster, provost, University of Missouri-Columbia
Ed Ailor III, author, "Blue Highways Revisited:
William Least Heat-Moon, author, "Blue Highways"
After the shooting deaths of two Columbia teenagers this spring, we follow up with this discussion about youth violence and efforts to prevent it in our community. We hear from two teenagers about the challenges and opportunities young people encounter, and we discuss programs that encourage teens to get involved.
Josh Bass, teacher at Douglass High School
Nakita Cade, junior at Hickman High School
Tarrence Davis, sophomore at Hickman High School
Sherrod Ellis, empowerment coordinator for Silence the Violence