Kansas cuts high school journalism funds, says news biz isn’t a ‘high-demand’ field

Topeka Capital Journal | Lawrence Journal-World
Kansas Department of Education spokeswoman Kathy Toelkes says funds go to high-demand, high-skill and high-wage fields. The state studied labor market data, and concluded the field of journalism doesn’t have enough projected job growth, she says. || Laurie L. Folsom: The Department of Education doesn’t know what’s going on in modern journalism classrooms.

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