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1. 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down '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...

2. '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...

3. . ..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...

4. . ..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...

5. 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.

6. 26 Schools Will Close 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...

7. 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,...

8. 50 Largest Area Employers. .. 50 Largest Area Employers. .. November/5/1984 Table listing the top 50 largest Kansas City area employers in 1984, with the following top notables: (1) federal government, (2) General Motors Corporation, (3) Bendix Corporation, (4) Missouri state...

9. 61st and State Line 61st and State Line 1931 Full view of Venetian well head located at 61st and State Line.

10. 62nd Street and Valley Rd 62nd Street and Valley Rd 1931 Urn atop bench before shrubbery near 62nd and Valley Road.

11. A 'Whirlwind' is Coming A 'Whirlwind' is Coming May 7, 2009 Article profiles John Covington who was chosen unanimously to be the new Superintendant of Schools for the Kansas City School District. Covington comes to Kansas City from Pueblo, Colorado, and is a graduate...

12. 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...

13. A Good-By to W. H. Leib A Good-By to W. H. Leib February/16/1915 Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.

14. 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.

15. 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.

16. A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 1893 The Board of Education office moved in December 1874 to the northwest corner of 8th and Main Streets at the Redmond Sage Building.

17. A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 1893 General history of the library system.

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

19. 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.

20. A Positive Power Force A Positive Power Force April 29, 2013 Profile on Inez Kaiser, a Kansas City civil rights activist known for her work in promoting the role of African-American women in business and community service. In the 1950s, Kaiser began her career as...