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Nettie Thompson Grove
Stephen C Ragan
Walter Wayne Smith
Jean A. Merrill: Children's Libraries
Article about the Kansas City Public Library Children's Department's involvement with school book fairs for children in the Kansas City area, starting with the "Carnival of Books" in 1955, etc.
Short article about the Kansas City School of Watchmaking, composed of 90 % war veterans, "attracted by the assurance of a job once training is completed."
Article about the United States Supreme Court's "5 to 4 decision in 'Missouri v. Jenkins,' in which Justice White wrote the majority opinion upholding a district judge's decision to impose a substantial...
Justice: Byron White Leads the Court to a Pair of Tough Rulings
Photo and article about the ruling by the United Supreme Court to "uph[o]ld the broad authority of federal judges to order local governments to raise taxes to finance school desegregation," with the case's...
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.'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 Board of Education: Mission Impossible?
Article about the problems of the Kansas City School District's Board of Education with administering high quality education to students because of racial tension, violence to teachers, understaffing,...
Kansas City Hospital College
Announcement of the opening of the medical school.
Kansas City Kansas High School-Wyandotte High School
Article about Wyandotte High School, getting its start as the first high school in Wyandotte City in 1886. Classes met in the Riverview Grade School building at S. 7th Street and Pacific Avenue. In 1898...
Kansas City Leadership in--Educational Research and the Expanding Role of Education
Discussion about expanding education without sacrificing its effectiveness.
Kansas City Local Heroes 1999
Mothers start their own school and form a partnership between business and private education .
Kansas City Missouri Public Schools Statistics
Photos, tables, and other statistical information on the various public schools of the Greater Kansas City area.
Kansas City School Board Needs $5,000,000
Description of the need for more funds and rooms for burgeoning student population.
Kansas City School System Organized in 1867
History of the Kansas City School District from 1867, with chronological lists of historic events.
Kansas City Schools Learn the Hard Way: Missouri Revokes the District's Accreditation
Photo and article about the revocation of the Kansas City School District's state accreditation in Missouri achieving "neither integration nor excellence" since its 1980s court-ordered desegregation. Brief...
Kansas City Schools Need the Community Back Again
Article describing changes on the Kansas City Board of Education that will allow members to "actually work together in a professional manner", namely the April 2002 election of David Smith, Ingrid Burnett,...
Kansas City Schools Share Community Responsibilities
Activities involving cooperation between schools and the community.
Kansas City Teachers for 1910
List of teachers and other staff of Central High School in 1910.
Kansas City, MO., Leadership, 1867-1868
List of city officers, board of education members, township officers, county officers, courts, chamber of commerce, cemeteries, churches, banks, express companies, railroads, Masonic, Odd Fellows, Good...
Kansas City, This Is Your Life: 10 Events That Molded Who We Are
Illustrations and description "of Kansas City's top 10 defining moments: (1) the Ice Age and its shaping of Kansas City's terrain as "the West Coast of the country"; (2) Missouri statehood in 1821; (3)...
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