KCPS ready to showcase Kansas City Public Schools Plan to public through open houses

Northeast News
January 30, 2014

In the midst of several proposed plans for state intervention in unaccredited school districts, Kansas City Public Schools is ready to show of its own community-driven plan in a hands-on way.

Beginning in February, KCPS will host events at eight schools to show off the activities and methods outlined in the Kansas City Public Schools Plan, which has been submitted to state education officials. The plan aims to increase student achievement and growth.

The events will include information and learning activities from the plan as well as highlight the advancements made in school health and safety, parent and family engagement, new laptops and technology. In addition, the events will highlight social and specialty services offered in KCPS.

According to KCPS, the plan is “unique because many of its action steps have directly contributed to the 40 percent gains in achievement recorded by KCPS students in 2013.”

Scheduled open houses include:

Tuesday, Feb. 4
Holliday Montessori, 7227 Jackson Ave. (6 to 7:30 p.m.)
Border Star Montessori, 6321 Wornall Road (6:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, Feb. 12
Paseo Academy, 4747 Flora Ave. (3 to 7 p.m.)

Thursday, Feb. 13
Garcia Elementary, 1000 W. 17th St. (5 to 7 p.m.)
Foreign Language Academy, 3450 Warwick Ave. (6:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, Feb. 18
African-Centered Prep Elementary Lower, 6410 Swope Parkway (5 to 7 p.m.)

Thursday, Feb. 20
African-Centered Prep High School, 3500 E. Meyer Blvd. (3:30 to 6:30 p.m.)
Lincoln College Prep, 2111 Woodland Ave. (6 to 7:30 p.m.)

For more information about The Kansas City Pubic Schools Plan, visit www.kcpublicschools.org/kansascityplan.

Comments are closed.

  • Fire destroys pawn shop warehouse

    November 19th, 2014
    by

    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Nov. 19, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Kansas City Fire Department were called to an […]


    One dead after morning shooting outside City Hall

    November 12th, 2014
    by

    Joe Jarosz Northeast News Nov. 12, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — One man is dead after a early morning shooting […]


    Kessler Bark: Record breaking tree grows in HNE

    November 12th, 2014
    by

      By Joe Jarosz Northeast News November 12, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Northeast is now able to claim […]


    U.S. Navy Blue Angels to stop in Kansas City for preseason visit

    November 11th, 2014
    by

    Northeast News Nov. 11, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The U.S. Navy Blue Angel representatives will visit Kansas City next week […]


    KCMO to host hard to recycle items event on America Recycles Day

    November 10th, 2014
    by

    Northeast News Nov. 10, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Are old televisions, mattresses, bicycles and other items taking up space […]


  • City offices closed Nov. 11, 27 and 28; trash pickup delayed

    November 8th, 2014
    by

    Northeast News Nov. 8, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — City Hall wants you to know there will be a few […]


    Gov. Nixon announces summer jobs program for 1,500 low-income youth in Kansas City area

    November 7th, 2014
    by

    Joe Jarosz Northeast News Nov. 14, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The lesson learned from earning a buck is something […]


    Jackson County gets four new faces for Legislature

    November 5th, 2014
    by

    Joe Jarosz Northeast News Nov. 5, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Jackson County Democrats had nothing to worry about on […]


    A new program coming to teach children music

    November 5th, 2014
    by

    By Joe Jarosz Northeast News November 5, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – An area community center is hoping to bring […]


    Where is the streetcar headed? Update given at NEIA luncheon

    November 5th, 2014
    by

    By Joe Jarosz Northeast News November 5, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – As more tracks get laid, more information becomes […]


  • Local Weather

  • What’s Happening

    Liberty Memorial: A national tribute

    Northeast News The third annual convention of the American Legion was held in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct.

    Gov. Nixon visits Lincoln Prep to applaud school

    By Joe Jarosz Northeast News KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Sometimes when you're doing something good, even those at the highest level have to say congratulations. Last Thursday, Gov.

    retorts illustrated bryan stalder

    retorts illustrated bryan stalder [...]