Tell Me More http://news.stlpublicradio.org en NPR To End 'Tell Me More,' Eliminate 28 Positions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/npr-end-tell-me-more-eliminate-28-positions NPR announced Tuesday that it would cease broadcast of the weekday program <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/5201175/michel-martin" target="_blank">Tell Me More</a> on Aug. 1 and eliminate 28 positions as part of a larger effort to end the company's persistent budget deficits.<p>"These times require that we organize ourselves in different ways and that we're smarter about how we address the different platforms that we reach our audiences on," NPR Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Kinsey Wilson said. Tue, 20 May 2014 17:27:13 +0000 David Folkenflik 36290 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NPR To End 'Tell Me More,' Eliminate 28 Positions Getting To The Root Of The Problems In School Districts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/getting-root-problems-school-districts Host Michel Martin continues the conversation surrounding Missouri's controversial school transfer policy with Don Marsh of St. Louis Public Radio; Ty McNichols, who leads the city's Normandy School District; and Eric Knost, Superintendent of Mehlville School District. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:11:00 +0000 31292 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NPR Host Michel Martin Is Coming To St. Louis, Wants To Talk About Education http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/npr-host-michel-martin-coming-st-louis-wants-talk-about-education <p>When Michel Martin, host of NPR’s <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/tell-me-more/">Tell Me More</a></em>, brings her show to St. Louis Public Radio’s home of UMSL at Grand Center on November 8, 2013, it should come as no surprise that education will be a topic.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 23:56:24 +0000 Alex Heuer 31229 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NPR Host Michel Martin Is Coming To St. Louis, Wants To Talk About Education After devastating tornado, Joplin High bounces back http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/after-devastating-tornado-joplin-high-bounces-back Nearly one year ago, a devastating tornado ripped through the city of Joplin, Mo. The tornado was the deadliest in the U.S in almost 60 years, killing 161 people and injuring more than 900. But life for Joplin's residents is finally starting to return to normal.<p>That includes life for students at Joplin High School. The school was destroyed by the tornado just hours after last year's commencement ceremony. Fri, 18 May 2012 14:57:32 +0000 Bridget Armstrong 3731 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org After devastating tornado, Joplin High bounces back