Opinion

Challenges for Dr. Bedell

July 7, 2016

We welcome new superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell to Kansas City, look forward to his leadership, and present these challenges.

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Kindergarten Math, Part I: Kindergarten Matters

May 2, 2016

Kindergarten matters. And for this reason kindergarten enrollment numbers can actually be an important and really interesting barometer of overall system health.

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News

What Does Real Turnaround Look Like? A Case Study of a School System

July 23, 2015Education In The Nation

After two years (this year’s data are not in) evaluators and the state are encouraged by the progress of the Lawrence district. Graduation rates are up and dropouts are down; test scores in math and language are up.
Everyone agrees that there is plenty more work to do, but there is a clear direction.

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Our Challenge to the School Board

December 5, 2014KCPS In the News, Uncategorized

We challenge the citizens of Kansas City not to ignore the students of Kansas City Public Schools and to insist that every child in every classroom receives an education that will equip them with skills needed for post high school training, college and careers.

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Take Action

Contact Information for Dr. Nicastro, State Board of Education, Missouri Legislators, Governor Nixon and Missouri Legislature Joint Committee on Education

January 26, 2014

Contact Information for Dr. Nicastro, State Board of Education, Missouri Legislators, Governor Nixon and Missouri Legislature Joint Committee on Education

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Kansas City Public Schools at the Crossroads – Again

July 23, 2013

We urge concerned citizens to read the two bills and be heard at public meetings where there will be an abundance of district employees and friends urging that the State to leave us alone because “local control is the best solution.” Question: Why hasn’t it worked for almost 40 years?

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