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61. Celebrating Northeast Schools: Don Bosco Gives Highschoolers Alternatives Celebrating Northeast Schools: Don Bosco Gives Highschoolers Alternatives May/23/2001 Photo and article about the Don Bosco Alternative High School, "finishing its second year as a charter school" and existing as "an alternative high school in the Northeast area since 1993."

62. Celebrating Northeast Schools: Whittier Elementary--A "BASIC" School Celebrating Northeast Schools: Whittier Elementary--A "BASIC" School April/4/2001 Article about the "Basic School" education provided at Whittier Elementary School in the Northeast residential district, "focus[ing] on language skills and core knowledge."

63. Central Legend Bush Ends Storied Career Central Legend Bush Ends Storied Career December/4/2001 File containing photos and biographical article about Jack Bush, "[l]ongtime Central High School boys basketball coach," retiring in 2001 at the age of 77. Coach in Caruthersville, Missouri before coming...

64. Changes to KCMSD Sub-District Lines Proposed Changes to KCMSD Sub-District Lines Proposed May 22-28, 2008 Article describes concern by members of the Hispanic community about proposed restructuring of the Kansas City Metropolitan School District. The redistricting was made necessary by the transfer of several...

65. Charter School Condemnation Threat Charter School Condemnation Threat March 8, 2006 The Della Lamb Charter School located in the former YMCA building at 10th and Charlotte has become involved in the East Village redevelopment plan. The land may be condemned and the charter school will...

66. Charter Supporters Develop Plans for Westport Schools Charter Supporters Develop Plans for Westport Schools December/3-9/1998 Discusses plans for transforming Westport Junior and Senior High schools into charter schools by August of 1999.

67. Charters a Popular Choice Charters a Popular Choice November 1, 2009 Kansas City ranks fourth in the nation in the percentage of public school children attending charter schools (29%). Article includes discussion about why the schools are popular. The University of Missouri-Kansas...

68. Child Abuse Echoes from Former Midwest Center Child Abuse Echoes from Former Midwest Center May/21/1972 Article about the closing of the children's care center due to abuse allegations and administration problems, including the history of the center.

69. Children Learning That They are No Longer the Objects of Inferiority Children Learning That They are No Longer the Objects of Inferiority February/11-17/1999 Describes the implementation of African centered education in the Kansas City Missouri Public School system.

70. 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...

71. City Beat: Building Honors Dedicated Medical Profession City Beat: Building Honors Dedicated Medical Profession December 15, 1999 Photo and article about the new building named in honor of Dr. Mary Lou Butterworth, or Mary Butterworth, at the University of Health Sciences at 1750 Independence Avenue. Also including some history of...

72. Civil-Rights Leader Nutter Dies at 97 Civil-Rights Leader Nutter Dies at 97 February 12, 2004 Instrumental in the 1949 ruling desegregating Merriam's schools, Corinthian Nutter, a civil-rights pioneer, died February 11, 2004. The article reviews her role in the Webb v. School District 90 as well...

73. 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...

74. Class Ending on a High Note Class Ending on a High Note May 24, 2010 Article profiles the last senior class of Southeast High School and their principal Cheryl Wright. The original Southeast High School at 3500 E. Meyer Blvd closed in 2007, but the remaining students were...

75. Classmates Remember White Flight Classmates Remember White Flight October 13, 2013 Article records details of a reunion of former students who attended the Sanford B. Ladd School from 1950 - 1957. Attendees are interviewed and describe how the school was changed following the desegregation...

76. 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...

77. College of Alternative Medicine Arrives in KC College of Alternative Medicine Arrives in KC July/1-7/1999 Article discussing the opening of the Kansas City College of Chinese Medicine.

78. Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary October 7, 2009 Obituary for Colonel Thomas Swope (1827-1909), a prominent real estate investor and namesake of Swope Park, dying in 1909. Colonel Swope's body "lay in state" in the rotunda of the Kansas City Public Library...

79. Color of the Class: Desegregating Kansas City Schools Color of the Class: Desegregating Kansas City Schools May 8, 1990 Undated reprint of the four part series on desegregating Kansas City Schools which appeared in the Kansas City Star in the early 1990s. Includes time lines, history of desegregation efforts, plans used...

80. Comparing the Schools Comparing the Schools August 19, 2005 Full page of statistics of area schools and how they compare in the federal No Child Left Behind Act and their adequate yearly progress.