Welcome to LINC

The Local Investment Commission (LINC) is a non-profit organization that works with state and local government, businesses, community and civic leaders to improve the lives of children and families in the Kansas City region.
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LINC and Summer

LINC is deeply involved in providing summer school and summer programs.

The summer programs vary depending on the LINC school district partner. Detailed information, and a way to submit questions, are available through links below. Some summer program details are still being worked out.

The most up-to-date information on all LINC summer programs is available on our website.

LINC Summer Programs Data

Click to download data on enrollment and average daily attendance.

Kansas City Public Schools

LINC is operating a six-week program from Monday, June 1, to Friday, July 10. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Watch a video about last year's summer school program, which this year is expanding to 17 elementary schools. LINC will also offer before- and after-school care at another three schools.

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Other School Districts

LINC will have a summer presence in Grandview, Hickman Mills, Center, Fort Osage and North Kansas City. In these districts, the school district will be operating the summer school while LINC will provide additional hours or opportunities.

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KCPS Summer Curriculum

The summer curriculum has been designed by the Kansas City Public Schools to meet elementary Missouri Learning Standards for Grades 1-6. Get more details and download the curriculum.


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Increase in LINC Chess participation continues into summer

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