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26 Schools Will Close
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Title26 Schools Will Close
AbstractOn 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 buildings by 40 percent and cut $50 million in expenses from the school district's budget. The 33 remaining schools will be the fewest the district has operated since 1889. A few of the notable school closings include Westport High School, Lincoln College Prep middle school, and Franklin, Longan, McCoy, Woodland, and Carver elementary schools.
AuthorJoe Robertson
Meredith Rodriguez
PhotographerJill Toyoshiba
DateMarch 11, 2010
SourceThe Kansas City Star
Column NameFrom the Cover
PageA1, A10
School superintendents
School board members
Local SubjectKansas City School Board
Kansas City School District
Covington, John
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID219386
CONTENTdm number38991
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