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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 Herold C. Hunt: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Herold C. Hunt: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month August//1947 Illustrations and biographical article about Herold Hunt, 45-year-old "president of the American Association of School Administrators" (in Chicago) and former superintendent of the Kansas City School District...

3. . ..Presenting Robert L. Mehornay: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Robert L. Mehornay: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month April 1, 1949 Photo and biographical article about Robert Mehornay, 61-year-old president of the Mehornay Furniture Company and former superintendent of the Kansas City School District. Born in Kansas City in 1888 and...

4. 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.

5. 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...

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

7. A School That Once Was A School That Once Was March, 2005 Author describes his experiences as a student at Southwest High School, located at 65th and Wornall. Article includes a description of an "unwritten caste system" that existed in the school's first four...

8. Affirmative Rection Affirmative Rection September/15/1989 Article about the widespread disapproval of the desegregation plan of the Kansas City School District, or Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD), due to high costs, ineffective results, and perceived...

9. An Experience in Helping Teachers Professionally An Experience in Helping Teachers Professionally December//1905 Proposals and suggestions for raising public teachers' pay.

10. An Experiment with Grade VIII An Experiment with Grade VIII March//1947 Extension of elementary schools from seven grades to eight, the first change since the system's inception in 1867.

11. Art Appreciation in Kansas City Art Appreciation in Kansas City November//1926 Art tests given to sixth graders to aid in their art appreciation.

12. Aviation in the Public Schools of Kansas City, Missouri Aviation in the Public Schools of Kansas City, Missouri February//1927 Introduction of aviation education to the public schools.

13. Big Trouble in Our City Schools Big Trouble in Our City Schools September/26/1961 Article about handling problems with young students from socially disadvantaged homes and areas.

14. Boys' Hotel Camp School Boys' Hotel Camp School March 1, 1930 Short article about Camp Bo-Ho-Ca and the Boys' Hotel Camp School held there. The Kansas City School District provides teachers and takes care of instruction. The camp was designed for young boys associated...

15. Building with Care Building with Care August//1992 Photo and biographical article about Becky Cotton Zahner, or Becky Zahner, an 35-year-old architect and "head of the Kansas City office of Mackey Mitchell Associates; designer of a host of impressive structures...

16. Can Bernard Taylor Phase a Dysfunctional School District? Can Bernard Taylor Phase a Dysfunctional School District? June 2001 Photo and article about the prospects for success of Bernard Taylor, the "40th Kansas City School Superintendent" appointed in 2000 to replace Benjamin Demps.

17. Can It Work This Time? Area Business Has Much at Stake in KC School Reforms Can It Work This Time? Area Business Has Much at Stake in KC School Reforms March 2010 Review of Kansas City School District Superintendent John Covington's "bold plan to consolidate operations by closing more than two dozen schools, a move that will cost the district nearly 300 teaching...

18. Can the Kansas City Schools Be Saved? (Or Is It Too Late?) Can the Kansas City Schools Be Saved? (Or Is It Too Late?) June//1970 In-depth examination of the failures of the Kansas City School District, with suggestions for improvement.

19. Carl Betz--Pioneer in Physical Education Carl Betz--Pioneer in Physical Education October//1984 Portrait and biographical article about Professor Carl Betz (1854-1898), a physical education teacher from Milwaukee, in 1885 making Kansas City "the first city in the country to have a permanent physical...

20. Children Left Behind Children Left Behind May 22-28, 2003 Article describes the recent history, and 2003 proceedings, of the Kansas City, Missouri school desegregation case.