Do the Right Thing for Kids agrees with the Kansas City Star’s editorial, “Break with the past and restructure the school board.” We have, for several years, advocated a change in governance as a means to turn the Kansas City Public School District around. There have been many plans, new superintendents and incremental first-aid measures, and none have worked. In fact, things have gotten worse. KCPS students deserve a school district that shoots for meeting 14 accreditation standards and does not settle for 6. It’s time to face up to the need for reinventing the district.

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