Stephan Bisaha

News Reporter

Stephan Bisaha is a former NPR Kroc Fellow. Along with producing Weekend Edition, Stephan has reported on national stories for Morning Edition and All Things Considered, as well as other NPR programs. He provided data analysis for an investigation into the Department of Veteran Affairs and reported on topics ranging from Emojis to mattresses.

Stephan has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and concentrated in data journalism. He currently covers education for KMUW and the Kansas News Service. 

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School buses could soon be trackable by the phones of some Wichita parents.

Wichita’s school board recently approved a pilot program for the FirstView parent app. The pilot program won't be available yet for parents but instead tested by the district. The final version of the program would likely let parents use an app to track their children's bus. They would also see when the bus is expected to arrive, as well as set alerts.

The board unanimously approved the pilot during its meeting earlier last week.

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Three men were found guilty Wednesday of conspiring to blow up an apartment complex in western Kansas that housed Somali immigrants.

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Attorneys for two of the Kansas men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex filled with Somali Muslim immigrants in Garden City argued their clients were bit players not interested in actually carrying out the plan.  

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Kansas and the rest of the country have been stagnant when it comes to math and reading scores over the last decade. But that lack of progress is also true for achievement gaps.

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Attorneys defending three Kansas men accused of a bomb plot in Garden City are arguing there wouldn’t have been a plot without FBI manipulation.

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Wichita Public Schools' chief financial officer says the Kansas Legislature’s $500 million school funding plan doesn’t make up for years of cuts.

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The new mission of Wichita Public Schools says that the district’s objective is to prepare students "to achieve college, career and life readiness through an innovative and rigorous educational experience."

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New test scores for what’s often referred to as the "Nation’s Report Card" are out today for Kansas and the rest of the country.

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Jim Persinger tells the story with a little frustration.

A school administrator saw school psychologists — his field — as interchangeable with counselors and social workers.

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Alaska Airlines had the highest ranking in a new report released Monday.

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