Join KCPS Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell for a productive conversation on how we can move forward together as a community to ensure all our children have a real opportunity to achieve their dreams.Read More >
The Fairmount Plaza Senior Apartments will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an event on Friday, June 23rd at the apartments located at 615 S. Huttig, Independence, Mo.
The fish and chip dinner will include residents in the project and also several city, local and other officials involved in construction of the $4.2 million project, which was one of the first major new investments in western Independence in the early 2000s.Read More >
Kansas City has won a 2017 All-America City Award for its accomplishments in improving educational outcomes for low-income children.
The award was announced June 16th in Denver, Co. Kansas City was one of 15 communities selected.Read More >
The 2016-2017 EPFP Cohort concluded the program with presentations on education policy of issues such as student mobility and access to post-secondary education.Read More >
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its annual KIDS COUNT Data Book detailing the latest national rankings of states across 16 key measures within four domains including economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.
The Missouri report is available at mokidscount.orgRead More >
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 >