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1. '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...

2. A Good Guy Leaving a Tough Job A Good Guy Leaving a Tough Job November/2/1990 Interview with editorial commentary about George Garcia, superintendent of the Kansas City School District from 1987 to about 1990, discussing the scrutiny over the implementation of "a court-ordered desegregation...

3. A Matter of Choice A Matter of Choice September//1991 Article about some positive aspects of magnet schools not offered by private schools.

4. A Switzer History A Switzer History February/17/1987 Article about "the oldest of Kansas City's public schools still in use" at 1829 Madison Street. Old building of the complex to possibly be saved as a "historic centerpiece between the two magnet schools."...

5. 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...

6. Desegregation in the Kansas City School District Desegregation in the Kansas City School District 2008 "The case of Missouri v. Jenkins marked the federal court's most expensive and most ambitious attempt to desegregate a public school district. In 1984, Judge Russell Clark ruled that the Kansas City, Missouri,...

7. Douglass School Douglass School N.d. Outdoor scene with school officials and a sign that reads "New West Language Magnet".

8. Education: When Desegregation Backfires Education: When Desegregation Backfires July/31/1989 Photos and article about the continuing failure to desegregate schools in the Kansas City School District, despite attempts with magnet schools, improvement of inner-city public schools, and proposed vouchers...

9. Judge in KC Desegregation Case Dies Judge in KC Desegregation Case Dies April 19, 2003 Notice about the death of U. S. District Judge Russell G. Clark on April 17, 2003. Judge Clark, whose school desegregation rulings had a profound impact on Kansas City families, was responsible for the...

10. Kansas City Magnet Schools Kansas City Magnet Schools File containing information about the history of magnet schools in the Kansas City School District.

11. Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Arts and Sciences Magnet Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Arts and Sciences Magnet 1990 Brief introduction to the Arts and sciences magnet school in Kansas City, Missouri.

12. Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Health Professions Magnet Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Health Professions Magnet 1990 Brief survey of Southeast health professions magnet high school in Kansas City, Missouri.

13. Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Latin Grammar Magnet Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Latin Grammar Magnet 1990 Brief survey of the King Latin Grammar-Middle magnet school in Kansas City, Missouri.

14. Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Latin Grammar Magnet Kansas City Missouri School District Magnet Schools: Latin Grammar Magnet 1990 Brief introduction to Latin grammar magnet school in Kansas City.

15. On the Loose--Desegregation Rap: Run! DMC On the Loose--Desegregation Rap: Run! DMC November//1990 Article on the unfeasibility of magnet schools in the Kansas City School district in attracting suburban whites to attend.

16. Paseo Academy Gives Creative Students a Chance to Shine Paseo Academy Gives Creative Students a Chance to Shine August 2, 2006 The Paseo Academy of Fine Arts, at 4747 Flora, is a magnet school with conservatories of creative writing and visual arts, dance and theatre and music. The Academy has some of the District's highest test...

17. People of the Year '90 People of the Year '90 December//1990 Photos and bio of Phyllis Washington, 41-year-old "principal of the E. F. Swinney Elementary School" since about 1983, "one of the first magnet schools in the Kansas City school district" and "one of the...

18. Special Report: A Report Card on Our Schools Special Report: A Report Card on Our Schools October 26, 2003 This special section lists area schools and their test scores and includes not only public but private schools. A good source for a complete listing of the schools including Kansas counties Johnson, Leavenworth,...

19. The Diamond Mine The Diamond Mine January/8/1989 Article describing some distinct features of the learning environment for children of varying backgrounds and races at the Middle School for the Arts.

20. The Last Word: From Topeka to Kansas City The Last Word: From Topeka to Kansas City June/26/1995 Photo (of the author) and essay about the problems of Kansas City's public schools and their court-ordered desegregation policy, unsuccessfully attempting to make education facilities equal in the inner...