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101. District's Learning as It Sells Schools District's Learning as It Sells Schools June 9, 2009 Article reports on efforts by the Kansas City, Missouri, School District to sell several vacant properties. The Old Faxon, Bancroft, and Norman school buildings have been sold and negotiations are underway...

102. 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...

103. Dr. John A. Minor Jr. Dr. John A. Minor Jr. December 21, 1999 File containing a photo and obituary for John Minor, Jr., former "Superintendent of Kansas City Missouri Public Schools from 1982-1985" dying at the age of 71. Former teacher, principal, and "first Black...

104. Early 1900s School Site Is Now Interstate Interchange Early 1900s School Site Is Now Interstate Interchange June 23, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the Chace Public School and its namesake, former Kansas City mayor Charles A. Chace. Built in 1880, the school was located on Paseo Blvd. between 15th and 16th streets....

105. Early Kansas City School Early Kansas City School June 7, 2008 In 1846, John Buchanan taught a district school in an old log house, which stood on a hill near the corner of Missouri and Grand avenue. Some of those who attended this school were Joseph Chick, Henry...

106. East High School Annex Ready for Delano Students East High School Annex Ready for Delano Students August 17, 2011 Special needs students from the former R. J. Delano School will attend classes in the newly renovated annex at East High School. The addition provides more space, as well as handicap accessible facilities...

107. Effort to Restore School Revitalized Effort to Restore School Revitalized May 3, 2009 Before her death in 2004, Lucille Douglass worked to restore the Benjamin Banneker School in Parkville, one of the first schools built for black students in Platte County. The project languished, but the...

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

109. Eighth Grade of 4,500 Eighth Grade of 4,500 August/13/1946 Article about the experimental "first city-wide eighth grade classes" in Kansas City, partly instituted to shrink high school freshman rolls.

110. Elizabeth Whitney Elizabeth Whitney March/10/1972 Obituary for Miss Elizabeth Whitney, an elementary school teacher for 44 years at the Ashland School, Allen School, Graceland School, and Pinkerton Schools before dying at the age of 87 in 1972.

111. Emily Overstreet Emily Overstreet August/31/1970 Obituary for Miss Emily Overstreet, a teacher in Kansas City schools for 53 years and dying at the age of 75 on August 29, 1970.

112. Ex-Chief of Schools in KC Dies Ex-Chief of Schools in KC Dies September/16/1997 Obituary for James Hazlett, former superintendent of the Kansas City School District.

113. Ex-KC Superintendent Dies Ex-KC Superintendent Dies January 15, 2013 Obituary for former Kansas City, Missouri school superintendent Benjamin Demps, Jr. Demps was the district’s 19th superintendent in 30 years, serving for a total of 20 months from 1999 to 2001. Previously,...

114. Ex-Slave Was a Success in Early Independence Ex-Slave Was a Success in Early Independence February 23, 1986 Biographical article with photo about Hiram Young (1815-1882), a wagon-maker and ex-slave in 19th century Independence, Missouri. Young is described as "one of the richest men in Jackson County" by 1860...

115. Excavation Offers Glimpse Into Clay County's Past Excavation Offers Glimpse Into Clay County's Past September 18, 2008 The Liberty School District has plans to build a new elementary school near N. E. 108th St. but first must relocate graves found on the site. "This week, a team of archaeologists is undertaking the painstaking,...

116. 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...

117. Eyes on the Future after a Decade of Partnership Success Eyes on the Future after a Decade of Partnership Success May/10/1992 File containing a special section of the paper with the 1991-1992 annual report (with photos) on the "School/Community Partnership Program" of the Kansas City, Missouri School District.

118. Falling under the Pounding of a Wrecking Ball Falling under the Pounding of a Wrecking Ball June/25/1965 Photo and caption about the demolition of "the 57-year-old E. C. White School" in 1965 "to make way for the new Plaza branch library."

119. 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....

120. First Black Student at Loretto Academy Remembers Angry Parents, Best Friend First Black Student at Loretto Academy Remembers Angry Parents, Best Friend August 6, 2004 Article tells the story of the integration of Loretto Academy in September 1947. The first black student was Carmen Forte, stepdaughter at the time of Judge Lewis Clymer. Carmen went on to graduate from...