Brown vs. Board of Education http://kmuw.org en First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks To Topeka High School Graduates http://kmuw.org/post/first-lady-michelle-obama-speaks-topeka-high-school-graduates <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>First lady Michelle Obama says young people who've grown up with diversity must lead a national fight against prejudice and discrimination.</p><p>Speaking to Topeka high school graduates Friday, the first lady said the historic Brown versus Board of Education ruling against school segregation is "still being decided every single day."</p><p>Mrs. Obama said it will take all of today's young people to help solve the nation's problems.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:40:49 +0000 Bryan Thompson & Stephen Koranda 34657 at http://kmuw.org First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks To Topeka High School Graduates Past and Present: How Brown v. BOE Could Have Happened Earlier http://kmuw.org/post/past-and-present-how-brown-v-boe-could-have-happened-earlier <p></p><p>2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark civil rights case, <em>Brown v. Board of Education</em>. However, Brown could have been decided one year earlier, if not for some unusual circumstances that brought the lawyers back to the Supreme Court to argue the case… for a second time. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Robin Henry 28279 at http://kmuw.org Past and Present: How Brown v. BOE Could Have Happened Earlier Top Morning News 2.14.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-21413 <p><em>Legislators move forward on school funding amendment; Historian gives lecture on Kansas Black newspapers; Historic site offers travel scholarships to teachers.</em></p><p><strong>Work Starts On School Funding Change</strong></p><p>A Senate committee started working on a constitutional amendment to block lawsuits over school funding. The proposal would alter the Kansas Constitution to say only the Legislature can set school spending levels.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/work-starts-school-funding-constitutional-change">More...</a></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:33:54 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 12724 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 2.14.13 U.S. Secretary of Education to Stop in Topeka, Emporia http://kmuw.org/post/us-secretary-education-stop-topeka-emporia <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is coming to Kansas this week.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 10:46:23 +0000 Stephen Koranda 5770 at http://kmuw.org U.S. Secretary of Education to Stop in Topeka, Emporia