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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. . ..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...

3. 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.

4. 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,...

5. 61st and State Line 61st and State Line 1931 Full view of Venetian well head located at 61st and State Line.

6. 62nd Street and Valley Rd 62nd Street and Valley Rd 1931 Urn atop bench before shrubbery near 62nd and Valley Road.

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

8. 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.

9. 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....

10. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Section of the book includes a description the school system and individual schools starting in 1868.

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

12. A Neighborhood School Fighting to Stay Open A Neighborhood School Fighting to Stay Open December 4-10, 1997 Discusses the challenges and successes of students, faculty, and staff at East High School.

13. A Pioneer in Civil Rights: Esther Brown and the South Park Desegregation Case of 1948 A Pioneer in Civil Rights: Esther Brown and the South Park Desegregation Case of 1948 Winter//1995-1996 Comprehensive article about Esther Swirk Brown, or Esther Brown (1917-1970), "a white Jewish woman from Kansas City," describing her late 1940s desegregation efforts, including helping to "combat segregation...

14. 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,...

15. A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse August/27/1926 Article with photos about the opening of the new East High School at 20th and Van Brunt Boulevards.

16. A School Needs More Space Inside and Out A School Needs More Space Inside and Out March/19/1922 Illustrations and article about the crowding and need for a larger building "at the Center school" at 85th and Woodland Avenues, headed by principal Miss Eva Allen.

17. 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."...

18. AC7 Sumner High School AC7 Sumner High School 1927-1986 The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986

19. Accepting the Differences to Make a Difference Accepting the Differences to Make a Difference July/2-8/1998 Discusses programs within the Kansas City School District to accommodate the needs of disabled students.

20. Adams Public School Adams Public School