Controversy over sex ed poster at Shawnee Mission Schools used on Last Week Tonight. In the set up for his long segment on the latest episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver used footage from WDAF over the controversy last year regarding a sex education poster that listed anal sex as a way that people express their sexuality. The mention comes about 30 seconds into the clip. [Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sex Education (HBO)]
Shawnee Mission board approves teacher contract for 2015-16. The Shawnee Mission School District last night officially approved the teacher contract that district and teachers union representative tentatively agreed to last week. The contract does not include an across-the-board pay increase for teachers, but does allow for $2.4 million in raises for teachers who have advanced on the district’s pay schedule or who have gotten additional certifications and degrees. The teacher contract expenditures are part of the $394 million budget the board approved unanimously Monday as well.
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