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Kansas City School Dis...
Photograph, B/w, 8x1...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Ford, Susan Jezak
'Separate but Equal' Again?
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...
. ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month
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...
1967-68 Centennial Year for Kansas City Schools
Article in this school periodical about the centennial of the Kansas City School District and the Planning Committee for its celebration.
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,...
61st and State Line
Full view of Venetian well head located at 61st and State Line.
62nd Street and Valley Rd
Urn atop bench before shrubbery near 62nd and Valley Road.
Article about the school board meeting listing the teachers from Westport at "the County Institute at Independence."
A High School That Lost Its Value
Discusses the demise of Southwest High School.
A History of Allen School: 1854-1976
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....
A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists
Section of the book includes a description the school system and individual schools starting in 1868.
A Matter of Choice
Article about some positive aspects of magnet schools not offered by private schools.
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.
A Pioneer in Civil Rights: Esther Brown and the South Park Desegregation Case of 1948
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...
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,...
A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse
Article with photos about the opening of the new East High School at 20th and Van Brunt Boulevards.
A School Needs More Space Inside and Out
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.
A Stellar Education Ahead...Allons-y!
November 19, 2014
Profile of the French-immersion school Academie Lafayette, described as an "urban success story" due to the high standardized test scores of its students. The school was established in 1999 as a public...
A Switzer History
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."...
AC7 Sumner High School Collection Finding Aid
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
AC9 Lincoln High School Collection Finding Aid
The Lincoln High School Collection contains yearbooks, photographs, and ephemera that document the activities of faculty, staff, and students at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
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