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1. KC School Honored for Its Architecture KC School Honored for Its Architecture December/14/1995

2. Eighth Grade in Kansas City Eighth Grade in Kansas City January 31, 1946

3. The City's First Integrated Class Gets Together The City's First Integrated Class Gets Together July/12/1964

4. Kauffman Rings The School Bell Kauffman Rings The School Bell September 12, 2011 "After years of studying and experimenting in education, the Kauffman Foundation is opening its own school with a hundred fifth-graders." The school is temporarily located in a Westport building, but plans...

5. A Merger for Hickman, Ruskin? A Merger for Hickman, Ruskin? January 21, 2010 "Hard economic times are forcing the Hickman Mills School District to eliminate a high school." Feelings run high for each high school, Hickman Mills and Ruskin, and the decision will not be easy.

6. Schoolmaster with Urge to Explore Schoolmaster with Urge to Explore September 1, 1973 A biographical article about Jean Baptiste Trudeau, or Jean Trudeau, founder of "a one-room log cabin schoolhouse" in Saint Louis in 1774 and thereby "the first schoolmaster in Missouri." Born in Montreal...

7. Waldo Residents Plant Seeds to Reopen Elementary School Waldo Residents Plant Seeds to Reopen Elementary School July 24, 2012 A group of Waldo residents have formed the Friends of Hale Cook organization to convince the Kansas City Public School District to reopen Hale Cook Elementary School. The group wants their children to...

8. Northeast Alumni Room Packed With "Purple Pride" Northeast Alumni Room Packed With "Purple Pride" October/16/2002 A museum of Northeast High School memorabilia is located in the hallways of old Northeast. Items to be found there include trophies, yearbooks, photos, plus other artifacts. Lyal Viers provided generous...

9. Students Play Role in School Plans Students Play Role in School Plans December 21, 2010 A team of students in UMKC’s Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design “spent the past semester building a guidebook to help inform what will be a communitywide effort to deal with about...

10. Academie Lafayette Prepares Students for Successful Futures Academie Lafayette Prepares Students for Successful Futures March 28-April 3, 2008 Academie Lafayette, at 69th and Oak Streets, is a French-language charter school. Students at the school "consistently exceed the state average on the Missouri Assessment Program despite learning the material...

11. The Flood of 1951 Dredges up old Memories The Flood of 1951 Dredges up old Memories July 8-14, 2004 According to Leo Ayal, Jr., an important effect of the flood of 1951 which is often overlooked is its role in ending segregation of Hispanics in Kansas City, Kansas. Before the flood, Hispanics could only...

12. Another Test for Southwest Charter Another Test for Southwest Charter April/19/2000 After April election charter school faces uncertain fate.

13. Don Bosco High is a Casualty Don Bosco High is a Casualty April 9, 2011 After ten years in operation, the Don Bosco Charter High School announced that it will close at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. Declining enrollment and poor attendance were cited as the primary...

14. Truman's Dream Comes True Truman's Dream Comes True March 28, 2008 After two years of construction, "Dream Field," the new baseball home field for Truman High School in Independence, Missouri, was finally ready for play. March 25, 2008, went "down as the first time in...

15. Medical School to Quit: Charter Will Be Surrendered by Institution June 1 Medical School to Quit: Charter Will Be Surrendered by Institution June 1 November/27/1943 Announcement of the closing of the Kansas City University of Physicians and Surgeons, following the decision by the State Board of Health.

16. Expeditionary Learning Expeditionary Learning March 5, 2011 Area schools are implementing a new educational program known as Expeditionary Learning, where classes focus on lessons in reading, math, science, and social studies on a particular topic that has connections...

17. A Switzer History A Switzer History February/17/1987 Article about "the oldest of Kansas City's public schools still in use" at 1829 Madison Street. Old building of the complex to possibly be saved as a "historic centerpiece between the two magnet schools."...

18. With Hike, School Tax Still to Be Low With Hike, School Tax Still to Be Low October/11/1960 Article about a tax levy increase for the Kansas City School District.

19. School Levy Goes Up School Levy Goes Up April/20/1962 Article about a tax levy increase for the Kansas City School District.

20. School Levy Approved School Levy Approved January/23/1963 Article about a tax levy increase for the Kansas City School District.