KCPS to host public meetings regarding redrawing attendance boundaries and school improvements

Northeast News
October 7, 2013

The Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) is following the community’s lead as it begins the work of redrawing school attendance boundaries and prioritizing school improvements.

This month, KCPS will launch the Facilities Master Plan effort to develop a blueprint and continue its push to more efficiently use the resources provided by taxpayers and patrons. During the next five months, KCPS will work directly with a cadre of parents, families, community members and a plethora of experts to establish new attendance boundaries and to review its current configuration.

This collection of engaged community members will provide guidance to Superintendent Dr. Stephen Green on what changes must be made to support student achievement. The process is scheduled to wrap up in late February 2014.

Several public meetings will be planned over the next 60 to 90 days to receive the direct community input needed to make an informed recommendation. Immediate upcoming meetings include:
•Tuesday, Oct. 15 – 5:30 p.m. at Paseo Academy, 4747 Flora, Kansas City, Mo.
•Thursday, Oct. 24 – 5:30 p.m. at Manual Career and Tech Center, 1215 E. Truman Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

The Facilities Master Plan effort, formally announced during the Dr. Green’s State of the Schools Address, is designed to help KCPS better adapt to a number of upcoming challenges and improvements to instructional programs, including:
•The opening of two middle schools for the 2014-2015 school year.
•The planned opening of two early learning centers by 2015.
•Enrollment growth and reductions in various regions of KCPS.
•Targeted maintenance and upgrades/improvements at several schools.Co

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