Free back­packs and sup­plies will be giv­en to all Kansas City School District ele­men­tary school stu­dents on the first day of school pro­vid­ed by Heart to Heart International, the dis­trict and oth­er spon­sors.

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/06/21/2966376/kc-elementary-students-to-receive.html

 

ACE, the African-cen­tered con­tract school, is rene­go­ti­at­ing its con­tract with the Kansas City School District.

http://www.nbcactionnews.com/dpp/news/education/ace-school-battle-for-more-money-from-district

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/06/21/2966375/kc-district-african-centered-program.html

 

The school board addressed dif­fi­cult issues at its June 22, 2011 meet­ing.  The board approved a plan to close Delano School, a school which serves stu­dents with severe dis­abil­i­ties; a con­tract was approved for ACE, the African-cen­tered con­tract school, with details yet to be worked out; and a pol­i­cy change was approved to affirm the pow­er of the super­in­ten­dent to deter­mine con­tract schools.

http://www.kctv5.com/story/14962010/parents-concerned-decision-to-close-special-needs-school

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/06/22/2968938/delano-school-closing-approved.html

 

Bell times for Kansas City School District stu­dents are chang­ing for Fall 2011.

http://www.nbcactionnews.com/dpp/news/state/missouri/kcmo-schools-change-start-times-for-fall-2011

 

As a part of a nation­al effort to improve low­est per­form­ing schools, Principal Linda Taylor is ral­ly­ing her fac­ul­ty to trans­form Central High School into a turn­around school.

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/06/26/2976819/ambitious-school-reform-relies.html

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