KCKPS names interim superintendent

By Roberta Pardo Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools (KCKPS) has announced an interim superintendent. On Aug. 21, the Unified School District 500 Board of Education named Dr. Alicia Miguel as the interim superintendent while the district continues to seek someone to fill the void left by the departure of Dr. Charles Foust, who took a […]

FDA announces authorization for convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19

By Chara On Sunday (Aug. 23), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an authorization to treat the coronavirus (COVID-19) with convalescent plasma. The FDA defines and discusses the potential impact of “convalescent plasma” on its website. “Convalescent plasma from patients who have already recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 … may contain antibodies against […]

Pandemic brings new rules when considering retirement

By Roberta Pardo Since March, the stock market has been volatile, with significant plunges followed by surges. That, coupled with historic levels of unemployment rates, has forced Americans to rethink their retirement plans. Multiple financial experts like Michelle Singletary, who writes about personal finance for the Washington Post, have recently suggested new rules for their […]