KCUR's multi-part series "Musical Chairs" investigates a significant but under-the-radar aspect of education -- the frequency with which students change schools during the academic year, and the challenges that arise from all that moving around.Read More >
Steve Corsi, current Director of the Wyoming Department of Family Services, has been selected as Missouri’s new Director of Social Services (DSS) by Gov. Eric Greitens.
Corsi has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and worked in the private sector as CEO of High Country Behavioral Health and worked as a Clinical Director in many other roles. He is an officer in the Army National Guard and spent nearly a decade in active Air Force service.
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LINC has a long history of partnership with 21st Century Community Learning Centers at its Caring Communities Sites. LINC has 17 sites in three different school districts with nearly 2,400 students attending.Read More >
Over 185 students participated in the LINC 2017 end-of-the-year chess tournament on Saturday, May 13, at Center High School.
There were 36 teams represented.
Individual and team results are available here.
This was the fourth chess tournament LINC held this school year.Read More >
This summer LINC will offer fun, educational programs for students in several area school districts.
LINC will not be offering a program in Kansas City Public Schools, but several other options will be available in KCPS.Read More >
The LINC Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 15th from 4-6 pm at the Kauffman Foundation.
The public is invited to attend.Read More >
Students and families from KCPS south schools are invited to Field Day at the Southwest Campus on Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
The event features free fitness classes for kids and adults, as well as other activities provided by RBI Baseball, Brookside Soccer Club, YMCA, and many other organizations.Read More >
Kansas City is one of 27 finalists for the 2017 All-America City Award for its accomplishments in improving educational outcomes for low-income children.
Winners will be named at an event June 14-16 in Denver, Co.Read More >
LINC founder Bert Berkley will be honored at the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime's eighth annual Community Guardian Awards banquet on May 3, 2017. The Berkley family and Tension Envelope Corp., which is led by the Berkley family, will receive the Community Guardian Business Award, which honors "a company that values family and understand that giving back to our city is both a privilege and a responsibility."Read More >
The Hickman Mills C-1 School District is honoring its outgoing Superintendent Dr. Dennis L. Carpenter. A farewell reception will be held on Thursday, May 25 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Concord Cultural Center, 11050 W Longview Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64134.Read More >