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Kansas City Missouri Public Schools Statistics
Photos, tables, and other statistical information on the various public schools of the Greater Kansas City area.
Kansas City School Board Needs $5,000,000
Description of the need for more funds and rooms for burgeoning student population.
Kansas City School District Board of Education
File contains historical information on Kansas City public schools, including an outline of their development from the Board of Education.
Kansas City School District Officials
Composite photograph identified as Board of Directors, Officers, and Heads of Departments of the School District of Kansas City, Mo. Includes portraits of the following men: Charles A. Smith, architect;...
Kansas City School System Organized in 1867
History of the Kansas City School District from 1867, with chronological lists of historic events.
Kansas City Schools Need the Community Back Again
Article describing changes on the Kansas City Board of Education that will allow members to "actually work together in a professional manner", namely the April 2002 election of David Smith, Ingrid Burnett,...
Kansas City Schools Share Community Responsibilities
Activities involving cooperation between schools and the community.
Kansas City, Missouri School Districts
Map from the first half of the 1900s illustrates boundary lines for Kansas City, Missouri schools. Roads, parks, streetcar, and rail lines are depicted, and schools are differentiated between white schools...
Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools Budget, 1972-1973 [through 1991]
Budget information for the school district from 1972 to 1991.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908
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...
KC District Lands A Superintendent
May 1, 2009
The Kansas City School board has chosen John Covington by unanimous vote to become Kansas City's 26th school superintendent. Covington was formerly the Superintendent for Pueblo, Colorado, schools but...
KC District Loses Its Bid for State Accreditation
October 23, 2013
Kansas City Public Schools will remain unaccredited for at least another year as the Missouri Board of Education opted not to take action on a request for provisional accreditation. Although progress toward...
KC District, Alternative High School to Part
March 27, 2010
The DeLaSalle High School, a private alternative institution for students who have difficulty in traditional classroom settings, was given clearance by the Missouri's Board of Education to operate as a...
KC School Chief Hired in Michigan
February 14, 2006
Article reports the hiring of Bernard Taylor as the next superintendent of the Grand Rapids (Michigan) Public Schools. Taylor's contract as superintendent of the Kansas City School District, which the...
KCAI Finds Next President in France
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...
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...
KCPS Names New Principal to New African Centered Prep
June 1-7, 2012
The Kansas City Public Schools selected Joseph Williams III to serve as the principal of the African Centered College Prepatory Academy, which replaced the ACE Program at the old Southeast High School....
Laubach Literacy Center
Law/You Decide: Equal Opportunity on Trial
Photo and article about the United States Supreme Court case dealing with public school desegregation "beg[inning] in 1977, when a federal court ruled that even though schools in Kansas City were not officially...
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