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1. A New Look for Troost, DeLaSalle A New Look for Troost, DeLaSalle June 8, 2011 The DeLaSalle Education Center broke ground for the addition of a 1,600-square-foot building that will contain a library, early childhood center, experiential learning classrooms, and a new printing shop....

2. A Report Card on Local Schools A Report Card on Local Schools September 18, 2011 The annual publication of the performance reports of Missouri public school districts included charter schools for the first time. A chart, "Scoring Area Schools," lists standards met by Cass, Clay, Jackson,...

3. Accreditation Is Lost Accreditation Is Lost September 21, 2011 The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has stripped the Kansas City, Missouri, School District of its accreditation. The change in status takes place January 1, 2012. If the district...

4. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 6 of 7 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 6 of 7 2011 Sixth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1912-1923. The article consists of excerpts from "The...

5. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7 2011 Final article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1924-1986. The article consists mostly of excerpts...

6. East High School Annex Ready for Delano Students East High School Annex Ready for Delano Students August 17, 2011 Special needs students from the former R. J. Delano School will attend classes in the newly renovated annex at East High School. The addition provides more space, as well as handicap accessible facilities...

7. Expeditionary Learning Expeditionary Learning March 5, 2011 Area schools are implementing a new educational program known as Expeditionary Learning, where classes focus on lessons in reading, math, science, and social studies on a particular topic that has connections...

8. Interim Leader Is Named Interim Leader Is Named September 1, 2011 In the wake of school superintendent Covington's resignation, which took everyone by surprise, the school board moved quickly and within a week had appointed an interim superintendent. Steve Green, the...

9. Kauffman Rings The School Bell Kauffman Rings The School Bell September 12, 2011 "After years of studying and experimenting in education, the Kauffman Foundation is opening its own school with a hundred fifth-graders." The school is temporarily located in a Westport building, but plans...

10. KCAI Finds Next President in France KCAI Finds Next President in France January/February/March 2011 Article about Jacqueline Chanda's appointment as Kansas City Art Institute president, succeeding Kathleen Collins who is retiring in June. Chanda is currently the academic dean of the Institute for American...

11. KCAI's New President Says Reshaping Institute's Identity a Top Priority KCAI's New President Says Reshaping Institute's Identity a Top Priority April 8-14, 2011 Article about Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, the newly appointed president of the Kansas City Art Institute. Her vision for the institute "is to help reshape the identity of KCAI in a way that will promote a stronger...

12. Leader of the Band Leader of the Band August 3, 2011 Fetaure article about Jim Neihart who directs a summer band camp. Neihart, 82, hosts a free eight-week summer camp for sixth-, seventh-, and eight-graders. Held at Wornall Road Baptist Church, which donates...

13. Preparing Kids for College and Life Preparing Kids for College and Life October 23, 2011 Short interview with Hannah Lofthus, principal of the Ewing Marion Kauffman School. Lofthus discusses the charter school's expansion, funding, enrollment, and other topics.