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!Read More >
The LINC Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 21st from 4-6 pm at the Kauffman Foundation. The public is invited to attend.
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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.Read More >
Educare will host a Large Group Training on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Local Investment Commision (LINC), 3100 Broadway, Suite 1100, Kansas City, Mo.Read More >
A teacher in charge of the school’s academy program for at-risk sophomore and juniors, posed a challenge for her fellow teachers: tell an individual student that they are important and appreciated.Read More >
Two communities — Kansas City, Mo. and Independence — are planning special evening events on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in conjunction with National Night Out Against Crime.
The Kansas City United Against Crime event will be from 4-7 pm at the Swope Park Pavilion, 63rd and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Mo.Read More >
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, MoRead More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >
A new infographic produced by the University of Missouri Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA) highlights some data about child economic well-being from recently released census data.Read More >