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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Learn about KC school options at Nov. 12 school fair

Join Show Me KC Schools for a K-12 City School Fair and learn about the many district, charter, private and parochial schools in the KCPS boundaries. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Kansas City Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, Mo

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Conversation on race at Centennial UMC, Oct. 1

Centennial United Methodist Church will host "Holding Down Your Corner: A Guided Conversation on Race" this Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Centennial UMC is located at 1834 Woodland Ave. in the Historic 18th and Vine Jazz Heritage District.

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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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