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121. 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...

122. Learning Exchange Learning Exchange

123. Learning Gap Remains Learning Gap Remains January 20, 2013 Article describes demographic shifts in Kansas City area public schools. The achievement gap between whites and minority students is focused upon. Representatives from various school districts are interviewed...

124. Legal Provisions for Negro Schools in Missouri from 1865 to 1890 Legal Provisions for Negro Schools in Missouri from 1865 to 1890 July//1931 Article about the legal development of Missouri's public school system for black people, nearly all former slaves, in the years following their emancipation in Missouri in 1865-1890.

125. Legal Provisions for Negro Schools in Missouri from 1890 to 1935 Legal Provisions for Negro Schools in Missouri from 1890 to 1935 July//1937 Second in a series of articles about the legal provisions of education for black people in Missouri, with this part covering the years between 1890 and 1935.

126. Letters--K. C.: Problems and Progress Letters--K. C.: Problems and Progress May/15/1968 Letter by Kansas City Public Library director Richard Sealock replying to charges of poor administration from the Kansas City School Board, pointing out problems caused by spending too much on public school...

127. Lincoln High School and Junior College Lincoln High School and Junior College 1946-1956 File contains student handbooks, commencement programs, brochures about adult education, and bulletins for the high school and junior college. There is also a program for an event honoring H.O. Cook.

128. Loretto Academy Loretto Academy April 6, 1905 History of the academy from 1901 to 1923, located at 35th and Broadway Boulevards.

129. Manual and Directory of the Public Schools of Kansas City, Missouri Manual and Directory of the Public Schools of Kansas City, Missouri //1900-1972 Annual booklets "[c]ontaining general information concerning the Board of Directors, officers, employees, teachers, and janitors; location of schools; value of property, bonded debt, etc., etc," including...

130. Manual Training High School Manual Training High School circa 1898 Unframed, damaged photograph of Manual Training High School on the south side of E. 15th Street, between Forest and Tracy avenues. It opened in the fall of 1897.

131. Manual Training High School Manual Training High School circa 1897-98 Interior view identified as the sewing room at Manual Training High School in Kansas City, Missouri. No identification given for the students. Photograph was taken from the Twenty-seventh Annual Report...

132. Manual Training High School Manual Training High School circa 1897-98 Interior view identified as the Manual drawing room at Manual Training High School in Kansas City, Missouri. No identification given for the students. Photograph was taken from the Twenty-seventh Annual...

133. Metropolitan Area Public Schools Metropolitan Area Public Schools April 13, 1977 List of the ten members of the Bi-State Committee on Education, the first being Emanuel Cleaver.

134. Metropolitan Area Public Schools Metropolitan Area Public Schools

135. Negro Public Colleges in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri Negro Public Colleges in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri Winter//1948 History of Missouri public colleges open to black people, in "a state professing to offer separate but equal schools."

136. New Charter School Plans Total Turnaround for Students New Charter School Plans Total Turnaround for Students June 29-July 5, 2007 The KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Endeavour Academy opened in July 2007. It targets low-income students with academic difficulties and features an extended school day, week, and year. The school is...

137. New Ways of Learning New Ways of Learning October 5, 2010 Five Kansas City district schools are “pioneering a revolutionary standards-based system,” that puts children in classes not based on age-level but on what they have learned. “Leveled” classes...

138. Obituary for Elizabeth B. Daigle Obituary for Elizabeth B. Daigle November 3, 2004 Daigle was a kindergarten teacher at Wendell Phillips, D.A. Holmes Elementary, and other schools in the area, as well as being an early pioneer in the Head Start Program.

139. Pacesetters: Caring in the Classroom Pacesetters: Caring in the Classroom November//1974 Article about the Kansas City School District reading program called Operation Read, designed by Dr. Marian Alice Simmons, or Marian Simmons, to bring more humanization to counter the growing mechanization...

140. Pioneers of Modern Physical Training Pioneers of Modern Physical Training //1915 Photo and bio of Carl Betz (1854-1898), a teacher from Germany of physical education in Kansas City public schools, starting in the 1880s, "[a]mong the very first to take such a step [into public schools]."...