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1. 'Separate but Equal' Again? 'Separate but Equal' Again? May/16/1994 Photo and article about the "court-ordered desegregation" in the Kansas City School District, handed down by Judge Russell Clark in 1986 and involving costly amenities at the inner city schools to attract...

2. . ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month October//1948 Photo and biographical article about Delos Johns, 49-year-old head of the Emergency School Committee since its formation in 1947 by the Chamber of Commerce. Also a lawyer and "vice president and general...

3. 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.

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

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 6 of 7 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 6 of 7 2011 Sixth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1912-1923. The article consists of excerpts from "The...

8. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7 2011 Final article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1924-1986. The article consists mostly of excerpts...

9. African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 1 African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 1 2008 First in a seven-part series of articles on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment describes early schools that were either built or became schools for black...

10. African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7 African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7 2010 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...

11. As Mrs. E. S. Yeomans Recalls Border Star School As Mrs. E. S. Yeomans Recalls Border Star School October/15/1921 Reminiscences by Mrs. E. S. Yeomans about the Border Star School close to Wornall Road, and its teachers and students who went on to Barstow and Harvard.

12. Can the Kansas City Schools Be Saved? (Or Is It Too Late?) Can the Kansas City Schools Be Saved? (Or Is It Too Late?) June//1970 In-depth examination of the failures of the Kansas City School District, with suggestions for improvement.

13. Education: When Desegregation Backfires Education: When Desegregation Backfires July/31/1989 Photos and article about the continuing failure to desegregate schools in the Kansas City School District, despite attempts with magnet schools, improvement of inner-city public schools, and proposed vouchers...

14. Educational Organization and Progress in American Cities: A Symposium on Present Educational Conditions Educational Organization and Progress in American Cities: A Symposium on Present Educational Conditions and Needs January//1905 Description of the Kansas City public school system in the context of school systems of several major cities.

15. Experiences with Differentiated Staffing Experiences with Differentiated Staffing March//1969 Section of the article (written by the "assistant superintendent in charge of instruction, Kansas City, Missouri, public schools") about the implementation in 1968 of "a differentiated staffing plan" "in...

16. Focus on Phlanthropy: Cristo Rey Kansas City Focus on Phlanthropy: Cristo Rey Kansas City April 12, 2008 Description of the Cristo Rey Kansas City High School program which is modeled after the Chicago, Illinois, program started by Father John P. Foley in 1996. This unique high school, sponsored by the Sisters...

17. Glory Lost: Southwest High Glory Lost: Southwest High September//1982 Article about reasons for the decline of the "once-prized" Southwest High School at 65th and Wornall Roads, with photos.

18. Good-By, Mr. Cannon Good-By, Mr. Cannon July//1971 Article about the career of the principal of Southwest High School, Lawrence Cannon, with reminiscences about the school and past students such as Calvin "Buddy" Trillin. Biographical information also...

19. Health Program in the Kansas City Schools, 1919-21 Health Program in the Kansas City Schools, 1919-21 October 1921 Article describing the new health program for Kansas City public schools devised and carried out from 1919 to 1921, including new methods of organization among children, teachers, nurses, etc.

20. Historic Westport: Westport's First High School Historic Westport: Westport's First High School September//1978 History of the first public high school in Westport, founded in 1852 and later with a large school built in 1908, with photo.