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.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Matt Holliday hit two dingers and drove in five as the Cards rolled the Cubs in the night cap of a doubleheader at Busch Stadium. Yadier Molina went 3-for-5 with an RBI in the win while Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong plated a run each. Marco Gonzales won his first career game with six frames of one-run ball as St. Louis snapped a four-game skid. Tsuyoshi Wada was rocked for three earned runs in six frames for the loss.