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1. School Dance Ban in Purdy, Missouri 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.

2. History of Rollins Public School History of Rollins Public School 1926 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...

3. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1939 Map of the locations of Kansas City public schools and their surrounding districts in 1939.

4. Kansas City, Missouri, School Districts Kansas City, Missouri, School Districts 1942 Map of the locations of Kansas City public schools and their surrounding districts in 1942.

5. Un-Tif'd Un-Tif'd 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...

6. GCI Acquires Douglas School Building 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...

7. Carver Dual Language Academy 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...

8. ACE Backers Stage Protest 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...

9. Christ the King School to Close 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...

10. Grace This Place 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.

11. Close Up: Father Van Ackeren--Rockhurst College's Alter Ego 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...

12. Judge in KC Desegregation Case Dies 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...

13. Clark Remembered as Courageous Judge 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...

14. Labor of Love 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...

15. Families Ponder Return to KC District 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....

16. St. Stephen's Academy to Close 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...

17. These KC Music Students will Rock You with Their Skills 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...

18. Medical Programs Architect: E. Grey Dimond 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...

19. KC Board Approves School Changes 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...

20. Board Approves K-8 System 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...