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African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7
Fifth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1905-1907. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
Always Moving, Always Changing
February 23, 2014
Interview with Yvonne S. Wilson, former director of education for the Kansas City School District and Missouri state representative for the 42nd District. Wilson responds to questions regarding her involvement...
An Experiment with Grade VIII
Extension of elementary schools from seven grades to eight, the first change since the system's inception in 1867.
An Interview With Girard T. Bryant
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded April 29, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Annual Report of the Office of Board Services
Annual publications of administrative and financial information about the Kansas City School District and Board of Education.
Annual Reports of Directors and Supervisors and the Assistant Superintendent in Charge of Instruction
Annual reports of school administration information.
Aviation in the Public Schools of Kansas City, Missouri
Introduction of aviation education to the public schools.
Behavioral Objectives in an Open Classroom: Education for Competence
Article about the authors' study of differences and needs in public education for black and white elementary school children.
Big Trouble in Our City Schools
Article about handling problems with young students from socially disadvantaged homes and areas.
Biography of Carl Betz (1854-1898), Educator and Musician
Biography of Flavel Tiffany, M.D. (1846-1918), Opthamologist and Medical School Founder
Biography of Jeremiah Cameron (1919-2008), Teacher
Biography of Richard T. Coles (1859-1930), Educator
Black and Educated
February 10-16, 2012
First article in a series focusing on African-American education. Article discusses the Banneker School, opened in 1885, and located at 8th and West streets in Parkville, Missouri. The community of Parkville,...
Builder (The) of Black Schools: James Milton Turner
In 1866 Missouri's General Assembly passed a law that required each "local board of education to build and operate black schools if its jurisdiction included at least twenty black children." To comply...
Can the Kansas City Schools Be Saved? (Or Is It Too Late?)
In-depth examination of the failures of the Kansas City School District, with suggestions for improvement.
Carl Betz--Pioneer in Physical Education
Portrait and biographical article about Professor Carl Betz (1854-1898), a physical education teacher from Milwaukee, in 1885 making Kansas City "the first city in the country to have a permanent physical...
Carnahan Outlines Quality Classroom Act at McCoy
Senator Carnahan visits Kansas City to introduce her first proposed bill for funding for school districts. She made the announcement at a press conference in the McCoy Elementary School library.
Catholic High School in Independence to Close
January 25, 2013
Article announces that St. Mary's High School in Independence will close following the 2012-2013 academic year. Parents of students and school officials are interviewed and describe their reactions. Factors...
Celebrating Northeast Schools: Whittier Elementary--A "BASIC" School
Article about the "Basic School" education provided at Whittier Elementary School in the Northeast residential district, "focus[ing] on language skills and core knowledge."
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