The first conference in the Heartland dedicated to the serious and growing issue of youth homelessness was held in Kansas City on September 12. The circumstances that result in a youth becoming homeless are unique and varied, but trends are identifiable and best practices exist. The agenda provided information about data trends, tools, and strategies that are proven to work to end homelessness among youth.Read More >
Displaying LINC Initiatives about: Grandview
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 >
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 >
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 >
The Reading Rocket is an early literacy mobile unit that serves children within the Mid-Continent Public Library district that have limited access to early literacy resources due to transportation or economic challenges.Read More >
The next LINC Chess tournament will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Fire Prairie Upper Elementary School in the Fort Osage School District. Pre-registration is now open!Read More >
We are happy to share this year's LINC in Photos -- a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community.Read More >
The North Kansas City and Grandview school districts - two LINC partner school districts - have selected new school superintendents who will start this summer.
Dr. Dan Clemens is the new North Kansas School District superintendent and Kenny Rodrequez is the new Grandview school superintendent. Both were internal candidates.Read More >
We are happy to share this year's LINC in Photos — a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community. LINC in Photos 2015 is dedicated to LINC Chairman Emeritus Landon Rowland, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015.Read More >
Schools across the Greater Kansas City, Missouri area are showing their after school program appreciation during Lights On Afterschool. Community organizers, students, parents, and teachers came together at their school to celebrate their school with talent shows, family fun nights, and community festivals.Read More >