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.

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