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'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down
June 4, 2010
Article describes 21 schools in the Kansas City School District that will close as a first step in the district's improvement plan. Includes a two-page tribute to the schools being closed including Westport...
'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...
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.
26 Schools Will Close
March 11, 2010
On 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...
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,...
A High School That Lost Its Value
Discusses the demise of Southwest High School.
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 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 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."...
Accepting the Differences to Make a Difference
Discusses programs within the Kansas City School District to accommodate the needs of disabled students.
Accreditation Is Lost
September 21, 2011
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has stripped the Kansas City, Missouri, School District of its accreditation. The change in status takes place January 1, 2012. If the district...
ACE Backers Stage Protest
April 14, 2012
On Friday, April 13, 2012, “the founders of Kansas City’s African-centered education program summoned all the campus’s children, staff and its drum corps to rally against the school district’s...
Adams Public School
Full corner view of Adams School located at 23rd and Mercier Street. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
African American School
The first public school for black people in the city, located in Westport, is mentioned in the abstract under SEMINARY LANDS: 2.71 acres between colored schoolhouse and Main Cross Street in Westport (SW...
African Centered Schools to Announce Plans for New Campus
April 27-May3, 2007
The Kansas City (MO)) School District's African Centered Education (ACE) schools are hosting a festival April 29 to announce the consolidation of three schools: J. S. Chick, Sanford B. Ladd and Dr. J....
Information including a photocopy of the original survey map for the Allen School from the Westport Historical Society.
A small front full view of Allen School. The photo is 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" giving the appearance of a snapshot and is mounted on a sheet.
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