Live, Work, Play: Social Determinants of Health

Conditions in places where people live, work and play affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes. The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City invites Dr. Camara Jones and other distinguished guests to discuss policies and programs and the impact on communities.

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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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