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41. Can It Work This Time? Area Business Has Much at Stake in KC School Reforms Can It Work This Time? Area Business Has Much at Stake in KC School Reforms March 2010 Review of Kansas City School District Superintendent John Covington's "bold plan to consolidate operations by closing more than two dozen schools, a move that will cost the district nearly 300 teaching...

42. 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.

43. Carl Betz--Pioneer in Physical Education Carl Betz--Pioneer in Physical Education October//1984 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...

44. Children in the First Westport School: Jackson County, Missouri, 1869 Children in the First Westport School: Jackson County, Missouri, 1869 February/1/1961 Listing of the children attending the "first Westport school" in 1869, giving names and ages.

45. Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children July//1901 Article about the Kansas City Public Library's holdings in the children's room of writings of poet Eugene Field and writer Mark Twain, describing both their lives and writings.

46. Churchmen Lead Fight for Schools: Kansas City School Levy Election Won by Civic, Religious Forces Headed Churchmen Lead Fight for Schools: Kansas City School Levy Election Won by Civic, Religious Forces Headed by J. Allan Watson April 26, 1950 Religious and church-related news about the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including the following items: (1) a successful school levy election headed by "J. Allan Watson, general secretary of the...

47. Department of Commerce Approves National Aircraft Welding School Department of Commerce Approves National Aircraft Welding School May/28/1929 Description of the new school at "324 West 6th Trafficway" for aircraft production.

48. Drawing the Color Line in Kansas City: The Creation of Sumner High School Drawing the Color Line in Kansas City: The Creation of Sumner High School Autumn 2005 Although the grammar schools of Kansas City, Kansas, were completely segregated by 1890, the same state law that permitted this practice in cities with more than fifteen thousand residents specifically...

49. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 History of Highland Academy from the point of view of one of its students, Stephen Ragan, describing the ambitions of the school and problems in keeping adequate teachers. Also a footnote about his first...

50. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Excerpted letter by Jones Lockridge, a student at an early Jackson County school, to his teacher, Mr. Bohannon.

51. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Descriptions of Reverend Thomas Johnson as founder of the Manual Training School for Indians at the Shawnee Indian Mission (in Johnson County, Kansas) and of Jefferson Johnson as the founder of the Highland...

52. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Footnote and description of Dr. Henry Hereford, a physician and teacher in Jackson County schools and at Westport in the mid-19th century.

53. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Mention of Henry Chiles and Lige Chiles as students at the school of John W. Bybee near Westport in the 1840s.

54. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Mention of "the Reverend Barzilla Adams" as an administrator of an early Jackson County school on 15th Street in Kansas City.

55. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Footnote about the Six Mile Prairie school in rural Jackson County in the 1800s.

56. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Account of the methods of education in the early schools in Kansas City and Jackson County, also listing many individual schools such as Chapel Hill Academy (page 170).

57. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Mention of Joseph Boone as head of the school near later 15th Street in the Town of Kansas.

58. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Mentionings of George Briant as a pupil of the author's school in mid-19th century Jackson County.

59. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Mention of Senator F. M. Cockrell as a student at "Chapel Hill Academy in Lafayette County, near the Jackson County line," some time after its construction in 1843.

60. Early Schools of Jackson County Early Schools of Jackson County December 1922 Mention of Henry Noland and his wife, Elizabeth Pitcher Noland, or Elizabeth Noland, as founders of the Rock Creek school at Englewood and Ezra Oldham, one of the first trustees of the school in Jackson...