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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 Flexible Teaching Environment for an Elementary School A Flexible Teaching Environment for an Elementary School November//1968 Photos (interior and exterior) of the new (1968) Ravenwood Elementary School in Kansas City, designed by architects Kivett & Myers.

5. 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...

6. A Handmade School: Gordon Parks Elementary A Handmade School: Gordon Parks Elementary March 2002 Short article featuring the charter school, Gordon Parks Elementary founded by Dorothy Curry and Sue Garvis and located now on Wyoming in the Volker Neighborhood.

7. A High School on Easy Street A High School on Easy Street March 1988 Article describing the advantaged way of life of students at the private high school Pembroke Hill at State Line and Ward Parkway.

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

9. A Panoramic View of "Lost Townships," Part II A Panoramic View of "Lost Townships," Part II December 1965 Mention of Hickman Mills, Missouri in the context of early consolidated schools. Ruskin High School just east of Hickman Mills was the first consolidated high school in the county, started in 1902 and...

10. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 Illustrated article about the history of several early Jackson County settlements and institutions, including Hickman Mills, New Santa Fe, Red Bridge, early land grants, early churches and schools, etc.,...

11. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 Section of the article about the first churches and schools in Jackson County, Missouri, including the following: the Bethlehem Christian Church, founded in 1845; an 1848 school in present-day Grandview,...

12. A Pioneer in Civil Rights: Esther Brown and the South Park Desegregation Case of 1948 A Pioneer in Civil Rights: Esther Brown and the South Park Desegregation Case of 1948 Winter//1995-1996 Comprehensive article about Esther Swirk Brown, or Esther Brown (1917-1970), "a white Jewish woman from Kansas City," describing her late 1940s desegregation efforts, including helping to "combat segregation...

13. A Professional Program for Teachers A Professional Program for Teachers July/27/1929 Article about a professional teaching program for the high school and junior college teachers of Kansas City to improve their job security and performance.

14. A Study of Malnutrition of Schoolchildren A Study of Malnutrition of Schoolchildren July 3, 1920 Report detailing a 1919 health study on malnutrition involving Kansas City, Missouri students in 55 grade schools and the local anti-tuberculosis society. The study found that the Lowell School had the...

15. A Title I Tale: High Reading/Math Gains at Low Cost in Kansas City, Kansas A Title I Tale: High Reading/Math Gains at Low Cost in Kansas City, Kansas May//1984 Illustrations and article about the program in Kansas City, Kansas schools "demonstrat[ing] a consistently effective way of teaching large numbers of children to read and compute without breaking the bank"...

16. Accidental President: How a Chance Encounter Led Karen Pletz to the Top Post at Missouri's Largest Medical Accidental President: How a Chance Encounter Led Karen Pletz to the Top Post at Missouri's Largest Medical School November//1997 Photo and biographical article about Karen Pletz, "the first female president of the largest medical school in Missouri" starting in 1995 at "the University of Health Science's College of Osteopathic Medicine"...

17. 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...

18. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 3 of 7 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 3 of 7 2009 Third article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1889-1897. The article consists mostly of excerpts...

19. 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...

20. 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...