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1. 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down June 4, 2010 Article describes 21 schools in the Kansas City School District that will close as a first step in the district's improvement plan. Includes a two-page tribute to the schools being closed including Westport...

2. 1967-68 Centennial Year for Kansas City Schools 1967-68 Centennial Year for Kansas City Schools May//1967 Article in this school periodical about the centennial of the Kansas City School District and the Planning Committee for its celebration.

3. 26 Schools Will Close 26 Schools Will Close March 11, 2010 On March 10, 2010, the Kansas City school board voted 5-4 to close 26 schools as recommended by new superintendent John Covington in his "Right Sizing Plan." The closings will reduce the number of school...

4. 3 Schools Spared in Plan that Will Close 9 Others 3 Schools Spared in Plan that Will Close 9 Others June 25, 2009 The Kansas City (MO) School District has decided to close three schools along with some temporary schools that had housed eighth grade centers and special programs. The three elementary schools are Bryant,...

5. A 'Whirlwind' is Coming A 'Whirlwind' is Coming May 7, 2009 Article profiles John Covington who was chosen unanimously to be the new Superintendant of Schools for the Kansas City School District. Covington comes to Kansas City from Pueblo, Colorado, and is a graduate...

6. A Good Guy Leaving a Tough Job A Good Guy Leaving a Tough Job November/2/1990 Interview with editorial commentary about George Garcia, superintendent of the Kansas City School District from 1987 to about 1990, discussing the scrutiny over the implementation of "a court-ordered desegregation...

7. A High School That Lost Its Value A High School That Lost Its Value November/13-19/1997 Discusses the demise of Southwest High School.

8. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists 1873 Section of the book includes a description the school system and individual schools starting in 1868.

9. A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 1893 The Board of Education office moved in December 1874 to the northwest corner of 8th and Main Streets at the Redmond Sage Building.

10. A Matter of Choice A Matter of Choice September//1991 Article about some positive aspects of magnet schools not offered by private schools.

11. A Neighborhood School Fighting to Stay Open A Neighborhood School Fighting to Stay Open December 4-10, 1997 Discusses the challenges and successes of students, faculty, and staff at East High School.

12. A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse August/27/1926 Article with photos about the opening of the new East High School at 20th and Van Brunt Boulevards.

13. A Switzer History A Switzer History February/17/1987 Article about "the oldest of Kansas City's public schools still in use" at 1829 Madison Street. Old building of the complex to possibly be saved as a "historic centerpiece between the two magnet schools."...

14. Accepting the Differences to Make a Difference Accepting the Differences to Make a Difference July/2-8/1998 Discusses programs within the Kansas City School District to accommodate the needs of disabled students.

15. 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...

16. ACE Backers Stage Protest ACE Backers Stage Protest April 14, 2012 On Friday, April 13, 2012, “the founders of Kansas City’s African-centered education program summoned all the campus’s children, staff and its drum corps to rally against the school district’s...

17. Adams Public School Adams Public School

18. Adams School Adams School N.d. Full corner view of Adams School located at 23rd and Mercier Street. Photograph measures 8" x 10".

19. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2 2008 Second article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1867-1888 and includes information on the early development...

20. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 4 of 7 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 4 of 7 2010 Fourth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1899-1904. The article consists mostly of excerpts...