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

4 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

18 hours 37 min ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 13 min ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.