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1. 3 Schools Spared in Plan that Will Close 9 Others 3 Schools Spared in Plan that Will Close 9 Others June 25, 2009 The Kansas City (MO) School District has decided to close three schools along with some temporary schools that had housed eighth grade centers and special programs. The three elementary schools are Bryant,...

2. A Report Card on Local Schools A Report Card on Local Schools September 18, 2011 The annual publication of the performance reports of Missouri public school districts included charter schools for the first time. A chart, "Scoring Area Schools," lists standards met by Cass, Clay, Jackson,...

3. District Walks Fine Line in Reopening an Icon District Walks Fine Line in Reopening an Icon December 3, 2007 The Kansas City School District is planning to open an early college school focused on math and science in the former Southwest High School building. "It will provide a college-level curriculum that will...

4. Learning Gap Remains Learning Gap Remains January 20, 2013 Article describes demographic shifts in Kansas City area public schools. The achievement gap between whites and minority students is focused upon. Representatives from various school districts are interviewed...

5. Painful History of Segregation Worth Remembering for KC School District Painful History of Segregation Worth Remembering for KC School District January 3, 2011 Article describes a school district map showing segregated school boundary lines of Kansas City Public Schools. Maurice Smith, son of the teacher who originally owned the map, recognized its historical...

6. The Halfway Point The Halfway Point January 16, 2011 Article describes the state of the Kansas City Missouri School District seven months after the closure of 24 schools. Students that were profiled when the closures occurred were interviewed again about...

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...