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41. Back to School in Historic Northeast Back to School in Historic Northeast August/16/2000 Supplement included in the newspaper which features various schools both public and private in the Northeast Area.

42. Benjamin Franklin Closing Nov. 8 Benjamin Franklin Closing Nov. 8 November/8/1973 Notice of the closing the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School at 1325 Washington Street, with students being transferred to Switzer Elementary School at 1829 Madison Street.

43. Berenice Maxine Turner Pryor, A Longtime Teacher Berenice Maxine Turner Pryor, A Longtime Teacher February 15, 2011 Tribute to Berenice Pryor (Mackie) who taught in the Kansas City school district for 42 years mostly in the second grade. Schools where she taught included Yates, Greenwood and Pershing elementary schools...

44. Bingham Middle School Bingham Middle School March 26, 2008 Bingham Middle School, located in the Waldo area and vacant for a long time, is currently used by the Kansas City School District as a warehouse. Neighborhood sports teams lease the school's athletic fields....

45. Bishop Hogan High Faces an Uncertain Future Bishop Hogan High Faces an Uncertain Future January/22-28/1998 Describes the fiscal problems of Bishop Hogan High School and efforts to broaden its base of support within the community.

46. Bishop John J. Sullivan Preschool Celebrates 20 Years Bishop John J. Sullivan Preschool Celebrates 20 Years December/19/2001 Photos and article about the 20-year anniversary of the "Bishop John J. Sullivan Preschool" at 3208 Lexington Avenue, soon "to become one of the first accredited preschool[s] in the Kansas City-St. Joseph...

47. Black and Educated Black and Educated February 10-16, 2012 First article in a series focusing on African-American education. Article discusses the Banneker School, opened in 1885, and located at 8th and West streets in Parkville, Missouri. The community of Parkville,...

48. Black Tuesday Black Tuesday December//12-18 Article describes an automated telephone message created in part by local political pundit Rich Nadler prior to the November 2002 election. The message, which was sent to some Kansas City voters, included...

49. 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...

50. Board of Education: Teachers Selected for the Schools for the Coming Year Board of Education: Teachers Selected for the Schools for the Coming Year May/26/1894 Article about the teachers selected for the Westport public schools--Main, Knickerbocker, Penn (also called "colored"), and Troost.

51. Book Bank is a Rich Resource Book Bank is a Rich Resource June 22, 2008 Short article about the Heartland Book Bank, a nonprofit organization that distributes donated books to home schools, social service agencies, detention centers, and other nonprofits. In operation since...

52. Brookside Charter Adds Middle School Brookside Charter Adds Middle School July 4, 2007 Brookside Charter School will add middle school grades and the first year of high school in 2007. Brookside Frontier Math and Science School currently teaches kindergarten through sixth grade in the former...

53. Building on Tradition: New School Construction in Northeast Building on Tradition: New School Construction in Northeast March 24, 2004 Charter school, Scuola Vita Nuova, breaks ground for a 5,000 square foot addition to the school on Independence Avenue. The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students will move into the new $750,000 classroom...

54. Busier than Ever, Building Away at a Mightier Kansas City--Places Where Millions Are Being Spent Busier than Ever, Building Away at a Mightier Kansas City--Places Where Millions Are Being Spent February/12/1922 Illustrations and descriptions of several buildings in Kansas City, under construction or newly completed in 1922 including the following: (1) "the immense cold storage, warehouse and ice manufacturing...

55. Can This Man Save the Kansas City, Missouri School District? Can This Man Save the Kansas City, Missouri School District? April/13-19/2000 Discusses the work of school superintendent Benjamin E. Demps, Jr.

56. Carnahan Outlines Quality Classroom Act at McCoy Carnahan Outlines Quality Classroom Act at McCoy February/28/2001 Senator Carnahan visits Kansas City to introduce her first proposed bill for funding for school districts. She made the announcement at a press conference in the McCoy Elementary School library.

57. 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...

58. Catholic High School in Independence to Close Catholic High School in Independence to Close January 25, 2013 Article announces that St. Mary's High School in Independence will close following the 2012-2013 academic year. Parents of students and school officials are interviewed and describe their reactions. Factors...

59. Cause of School Fire Unknown Cause of School Fire Unknown January 21, 2011 Damage to the unused Thacher Elementary School was estimated at $50,000. Located at Independence and Quincy avenues in the Northeast area, the school has been closed since summer 2009. The original structure...

60. Celebrating Northeast Schools--Della Lamb: Another Inner-City Success Story Celebrating Northeast Schools--Della Lamb: Another Inner-City Success Story May/30/2001 Article about the Della Lamb Elementary Charter School, opened in 1999 in Northeast Kansas City as "the first charter school to open in Missouri." Mention also of Della Lamb, the school's namesake.