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Mara Rose Williams
April 27-may 32007
School Dance Ban in Purdy, Missouri
File containing a series of articles about the legal battles over the long-standing ban on school dances in the southwest Missouri town of Purdy.
History of Rollins Public School
Paper about the history of the Rollins public school at 41st, Main, and Walnut Streets, written by the school's principal in 1926, Sally Knox Boon, or Sally Boon. School land bought from prominent pomologist...
Kansas City, Missouri
Map of the locations of Kansas City public schools and their surrounding districts in 1939.
Kansas City, Missouri, School Districts
Map of the locations of Kansas City public schools and their surrounding districts in 1942.
April 11-17, 2013
Article outlines how Raytown Quality Schools Superintendent, Allan Markley, fought against the Kansas City TIF Commission and reclaimed $4 million in funds for his schools. Details of the Winchester TIF...
GCI Acquires Douglas School Building
April 12-18, 2012
Guadalupe Centers, Inc. (GCI) has acquired the Douglas Elementary School building (2640 Bellevue) from the Kansas City, Missouri School District for $625,000. GCI plans to relocate the Alta Vista Charter...
Carver Dual Language Academy
April 14-20, 2011
Article about the Carver Dual Language Academy and its principal Cornelia Clark. The Academy, located on Elmwood Avenue, cultivates bilingualism in children by teaching English to Spanish-speakers and...
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...
Christ the King School to Close
April 15, 2013
Brief article on plans to close Christ the King Catholic School at 85th Street and Wornall Road after the end of the 2012-2013 academic year. The decision to close the school after 68 years of operation...
Grace This Place
April 16, 2004
Captioned photograph showing the blessing of the school's grotto during a rededication ceremony on April 15, 2004. The location is 3823 Locust Street.
Close Up: Father Van Ackeren--Rockhurst College's Alter Ego
April 17, 1975
Photo and biographical article about Reverend Maurice Van Ackeren, 63-year-old president of Rockhurst College since 1951 (then only composed of three buildings on its campus on Troost Avenue) and a native...
Judge in KC Desegregation Case Dies
April 19, 2003
Notice about the death of U. S. District Judge Russell G. Clark on April 17, 2003. Judge Clark, whose school desegregation rulings had a profound impact on Kansas City families, was responsible for the...
Clark Remembered as Courageous Judge
April 19, 2003
Article reviewing the life and ruling of desegregation for Kansas City Public Schools by U.S. District Judge Russell G. Glark. On Sept. 17, 1984, Clark declared that the district's "discriminatory and...
Labor of Love
April 19, 2012
Article on Holocaust survivor Sonia Warshawski. Warshawski has recently started visiting local schools, churches, and organizations to speak on her experiences in the Majdanek and Auschwitz concentration...
Families Ponder Return to KC District
April 19, 2013
Article describes an effort by parents living in Southwestern Kansas City and Kansas City School District officials to reopen the Hale H. Cook for elementary-aged students beginning in the fall of 2014....
St. Stephen's Academy to Close
April 21, 2010
Due to declining enrollment, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has decided to close St. Stephen's Academy (1001 Bennington Avenue) in the Fall. Most of the students will move over to Holy...
These KC Music Students will Rock You with Their Skills
April 23, 2014
Article profiles three Kansas City-area music schools that focus on teaching rock-based music instruction to young students: School of Rock, KC Rock Band & Guitar, and Rock School KC. Several instructors...
Medical Programs Architect: E. Grey Dimond
April 24, 2011
Interview with E. Grey Dimond about his career and "contributions to the medical schools on both sides of the state line." Dimond was named chairman of medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine...
KC Board Approves School Changes
April 26, 2007
The Kansas City School Board agreed by a 5-2 vote to phase out most of the district's middle schools. Superintendent Anthony Amato has pushed the phase out in favor of neighborhood elementary schools serving...
Board Approves K-8 System
April 27-May 3, 2007
The Kansas City School Board by a 5-2 margin approved a reorganization plan which calls for all elementary schools to be pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade by 2009. Several African American School Board...
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