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1. 'Everybody Survives' 'Everybody Survives' March 2, 2011 Metropolitan Community College's Penn Valley Campus is home to a "virtual hospital," where students learn by simulations and a surgical dummy. The facilities are the most comprehensive in the Kansas City...

2. 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down June 4, 2010 Article describes 21 schools in the Kansas City School District that will close as a first step in the district's improvement plan. Includes a two-page tribute to the schools being closed including Westport...

3. 'Separate but Equal' Again? 'Separate but Equal' Again? May/16/1994 Photo and article about the "court-ordered desegregation" in the Kansas City School District, handed down by Judge Russell Clark in 1986 and involving costly amenities at the inner city schools to attract...

4. . ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month October//1948 Photo and biographical article about Delos Johns, 49-year-old head of the Emergency School Committee since its formation in 1947 by the Chamber of Commerce. Also a lawyer and "vice president and general...

5. 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Map of county, state and United States roads in Jackson County, Missouri, including rural schools, churches and cemeteries. Legend includes conditions of roads. Regional map of Kansas City on back.

6. 1967-68 Centennial Year for Kansas City Schools 1967-68 Centennial Year for Kansas City Schools May//1967 Article in this school periodical about the centennial of the Kansas City School District and the Planning Committee for its celebration.

7. 19th Century School Awaits Restoration 19th Century School Awaits Restoration December 25, 2006 Article detailing the work of a restoration group working to convert the Benjamin Banneker School building in Parkville, Missouri, into a museum. Benjamin Banneker was a one-room, segregated school for...

8. 200 Sprint Employees x $50k + Scuola=Play! 200 Sprint Employees x $50k + Scuola=Play! September 2, 2004 Feature story of how about 217 Sprint employees and supporters of the Scuola Vita Nuova charter school joined together to clean up and fix up the school's playground. School is located at the corner of...

9. 26 Schools Will Close 26 Schools Will Close March 11, 2010 On March 10, 2010, the Kansas City school board voted 5-4 to close 26 schools as recommended by new superintendent John Covington in his "Right Sizing Plan." The closings will reduce the number of school...

10. 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,...

11. [Council?] Grist [Council?] Grist June/15/1895 Article about the school board meeting listing the teachers from Westport at "the County Institute at Independence."

12. A Brief History of Kansas City Medical Schools A Brief History of Kansas City Medical Schools May 24, 2005 The author wrote this study to help clear up confusion on the part of genealogists and other researchers about the many medical schools in Kansas City. She lists all institutions with "Kansas City" in...

13. A Century of Growth in Technology: Lack of Money Hampers KC's Technology Development A Century of Growth in Technology: Lack of Money Hampers KC's Technology Development December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article detailing the history of research and technology institutions in Kansas City and their relation to the city's growth.

14. A First-Rate Model Guides a Second-Chance School A First-Rate Model Guides a Second-Chance School January 27, 2007 Article tells the story of Pamela Pearson, principal of Genesis School. Genesis, at 44th and Cleveland, "started as an alternative school in 1975." It became a charter school for middle school students...

15. A Flexible Teaching Environment for an Elementary School A Flexible Teaching Environment for an Elementary School November//1968 Photos (interior and exterior) of the new (1968) Ravenwood Elementary School in Kansas City, designed by architects Kivett & Myers.

16. A Handmade School: Gordon Parks Elementary A Handmade School: Gordon Parks Elementary March 2002 Short article featuring the charter school, Gordon Parks Elementary founded by Dorothy Curry and Sue Garvis and located now on Wyoming in the Volker Neighborhood.

17. A High School on Easy Street A High School on Easy Street March 1988 Article describing the advantaged way of life of students at the private high school Pembroke Hill at State Line and Ward Parkway.

18. A High School That Lost Its Value A High School That Lost Its Value November/13-19/1997 Discusses the demise of Southwest High School.

19. A High School That Works A High School That Works August 9, 2006 The class of 2010 will be the first graduating class from Cristo Rey Kansas City, a Catholic, college-prep high school. Students spend one day a week working primarily in a business and this helps to pay...

20. A History of Allen School: 1854-1976 A History of Allen School: 1854-1976 ca1970s A 52 page, photocopied typescript with footnotes and bibliography on the history of Allen School, the first public school in Westport and Kansas City. Includes pictures, diagrams, and other illustrations....