More of the State’s Students are Taking Foreign Language and World History Classes

As Missouri celebrates International Education Week, a new study shows that more of the state’s students are taking foreign language and world history classes. Last year, public school enrollment in world history classes totaled nearly 90-thousand students, compared to the 53-thousand ten years ago. According to the data from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the number of students studying Spanish had almost tripled in Missouri in the past two decades.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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