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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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Notice: Our main LINC Office at 3100 Broadway Blvd. will be closed for the holidays on Wed., Dec. 21 and will reopen on Wed., Jan. 4, 2017. From all of us at LINC, have a safe and happy holidays!

From School Garden to Lunch Menu

Maplewood students in the North Kansas City school district recently enjoyed a sweet treat during lunch. Students were invited to participate in a “Sweet Potato Taste Test” using sweet potatoes grown in their very own school garden!

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KCPS earns high marks on path to full accreditation

For the first time in about 30 years KCPS has earned the points to become a fully accredited school system. This year's APR is the latest in a remarkable comeback for KCPS. The school system's APR results have improved by more than 75 points in just four years, and the results increased 8.5 points over 2015 totals.

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Video: Randi Weingarten visits Woodland Early Learning Community School

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, visited and toured Woodland Early Learning Community School while on a stop in Kansas City. Joining Weingarten on the tour were Dr. Mark Bedell, KCPS Superintendent, and Andrea Flinders, President of the Kansas City Federation of Teachers and School-Related Personnel.

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