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I I Cammack
Honoring a Pioneer
May 5, 2008
Short profile of Edwin Byrd, an educational pioneer who worked for over 35 years in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Byrd (88) served as first principal of Richardson Elementary and King Middle...
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy
Independent Colleges of Missouri
File containing information on private colleges and universities in Missouri.
Industrial Arts and Vocational Education in the Convention City
Article about the matching of job types in Kansas City with the education to prepare students for them.
Industry Focus: Building a Better Work Force
Photos and article about the cooperation among "[s]chools, universities and businesses" in the Kansas City area with the purpose "to educate young people about careers and the real world and to keep business...
Industry Outlook: Higher Education
This issues contains V.2, #9, of the magazine's "Industry Outlook". The theme of this issue is higher education and contains articles dealing with recent cuts in education, etc. On August 14, 2002, nearly...
Innovative Program Shows Success after First Round
Article about the "innovative, school-based program" for students at Northeast Middle School "established by COMBAT and Students Motivated to Achieve and Resist Truancy (SMART), with the help of Samuel...
Intercultural Education In the Urban Public Schools of the United States
A 13 page photocopied typed manuscript with charts. The paper is associated with the Kansas City Commission on Human Relations, School Contact, Sub-Committee on Education. The subtitle reads: "A Study...
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...
Is Racial Separation Inevitable and Legal?
Essay or article about the legality and possible inevitability of racial segregation in public schools, as studied in the case of the Kansas City, Missouri School District.
It's Official: Schools Lose Accreditation: KC District Making Gains, Demps Says
News of the loss of official state accreditation by the Kansas City School District, describing the public school system's efforts to regain some measure of accreditation as soon as "this fall."
James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid
1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990)
James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...
James F. Spalding Papers Finding Aid
James F. Spalding, born July 28, 1835, was an early pioneer resident in Kansas City, arriving in 1865. According to his obituary, in October of that year founded the first school in Kansas City, two years...
James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid
1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914)
James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...
Josephine Woodbury Heermans Greenwood Papers Finding Aid
1846-1928 (bulk 1890-1914)
Josephine Woodbury Heermans Greenwood was born in Michigan on Christmas Day 1859. She became an employee of the Kansas City School District in 1888 and was principal of Whittier School between 1891-1910....
K. C. Eyes J. H. S.
Examination of the perception of junior high schools as a weak link in the school system with suggestions for their improvement.
K. C. Schools Named for People Who Had Impact on Education
History of the naming of local schools, especially for school board members from 1900 to 1930.
K. C.'s Public School System. ..Why Isn't It Working?
In-depth examination of the failures of the Kansas City School District to deliver high quality education.
Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid
This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...
Kansas City Art Institute
Exterior view of the Kansas City Art Institute showing Vanderslice Hall on the left and Epperson Auditorium on the right. Vanderslice Hall originally was the August Meyer residence located at 4415 Warrick...
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