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Memory Lane Mondays: In this episode of The Teaching & Learning Chronicles, we take an unfiltered look at instruction at Hartman and Longfellow elementary schools!
Posted: 2014-2-3
Kansas City Public Schools and Académie Lafayette are forging a unique and innovative educational alliance on behalf of all students who live within KCPS boundaries. We are opening a new academically rigorous, foreign-language focused, International Baccalaureate signature charter high school.
Posted: 2014-06-20
WE ARE... Kansas City Public Schools
Posted: 2014-05-23
2014 KCPS Graduate: Hannah Kludy Congratulate Hannah Kludy, who is getting her high school diploma and Associate of Arts college degree this spring thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy, funded by KCPS. KCPS congratulates all graduates for doing everything they can to be college, career and workforce ready.
Posted: 2014-05-16
2014 KCPS Graduate: Kelvrin Washington Congratulate Kelvrin Washington, who is getting his high school diploma and Associate of Arts college degree this spring thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy, funded by KCPS. KCPS congratulates all graduates for doing everything they can to be college, career and workforce ready.
Posted: 2014-05-15
2014 KCPS Graduate: Chinasa Okolo Congratulate Chinasa Okolo, who is getting her high school diploma and Associate of Arts college degree this spring thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy, funded by KCPS. KCPS congratulates all graduates for doing everything they can to be college, career and workforce ready.
Posted: 2014-05-13
REVVED UP! Accelerate Your Learning When schools are out for the summer, it's important for families to select fun, safe, healthy and educational activities for their children. We offer extensive learning opportunities for students throughout KCPS.
Posted: 2014-05-11
2014 KCPS Graduate: Thuong Nguyen Congratulate Thuong Nguyen, who is getting his high school diploma and Associate of Arts college degree this spring thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy. KCPS congratulates all graduates for doing everything they can to be college, career and workforce ready.
Posted: 2014-05-09
KCPS raps through MAP with this anthem produced by Reggie Regg the Magic Man and Rappin' Roy of Lend A Hand Family. "One for my studies, two for my rest, three for my breakfast, now I'm ready for the test!" Parental advisory: Catchy content. May be stuck in your head for the rest of the day.
Posted: 2014-04-21
KCPS is helping students and families get ready for the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) exams by sharing important preparation tips. In this video, students from Lincoln College Prep talk about how to set yourself up for success!
Posted: 2014-04-14
Throwback Thurs.: This year 27 KCPS schools hosted instructional sessions during Spring Break. In 2012, seven KCPS schools hosted instructional sessions. Students that attended these events received instructions that will help them prepare for MAP testing and future classroom activities. Thanks to all, especially our teachers and families!
Posted: 2014-03-20
Way back Wednesday: It’s a day in the life of a teacher at Melcher Elementary in 1988. Wow! Some things have changed! Through the years one thing remains the same, KCPS (formerly KCMSD) is dedicated to ensuring that all children benefit from teaching and learning.
Posted: 2014-02-29
Kansas City Public Schools is a dedicated professional institution serving the educational needs of students, families and community.
Posted: 2014-02-24
Throwback Thursday: This episode of The Teaching & Learning Chronicles mini-series features an unfiltered look into a classroom at East High School from December 2011.
Posted: 2014-02-20
Flashback Friday: In this episode of The Teaching & Learning Chronicles, we take a look at chemistry and computer survey instruction at Central High School.
Posted: 2014-02-07
Happy Holidays from the
Kansas City Public Schools!
Posted: 2013-12-18
Please enjoy a special Thanksgiving message from Superintendent R. Stephen Green and Mrs. Green. Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at the Kansas City Public Schools!
Posted: 2013-11-25
KCPS is IN IT TO WIN IT!
Kansas City Public Schools students answer the questions, "What makes your teacher great?", "What would you say to thank your teacher?" and give advice to teachers and staff.
Posted: 2013-11-18
Superintendent Green lays out the school system’s agenda for the upcoming school year at the State of the Schools Address. His comments include the vision for increasing student achievement, the growth of important initiatives such as pre-kindergarten education and Digital Learning, and specific plans toward achieving full accreditation and beyond.
Posted: 2013-10-02
We are pleased to announce that our students have earned 84 APR points during the state’s recent achievement measure cycle. Read more here.
Posted: 2013-08-23
Don't forget! Returning students need to register by August 12. visit kcpublicschools.org/registration for info.
Posted: 2013-07-26
For information on fun, summer projects, free summer meals & more: visit kcpublicschools.org.
Posted: 2013-06-14
For information on fun, summer projects, free summer meals & more: visit kcpublicschools.org.
Posted: 2013-06-14
For information on fun, summer projects, free summer meals & more: visit kcpublicschools.org.
Posted: 2013-06-14
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.
Posted: 2013-05-31
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